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煮 means 'boil'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 1495   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-23    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 53 words   Used in 95 words   Used in 3 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   シャ
Kun
   to boil   える to be boiled   やす to boil (esp. emotions)
Kun    -に
  
⿱   person   () fire  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 煮 is used 6 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 煮 is used 84 times, read 2 ways.
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boiling up
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ichidan verb, transitive verb
to boil; to simmer; to stew; to seethe  (see also: 茹でる)
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An additional 11 less common words include 煮 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1338  Joy o' Kanji : 1338  Key to Kanji:

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シャ   に to boil   にえる to be boiled   にやす to boil (esp. emotions)   
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シャ   もの person, someone   
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
ロウ   old   おいる    ふける to grow old   
fire
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