燥 means 'dry up'

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Strokes : 17    Frequency: 2069   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-21    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 55    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 1 word   Used in 36 words   Used in 2 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun    はしゃ parch, dry up
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By understanding 燥, you can talk about everything from dry skin and dehydration to dried fruit and dryers. You'll be able to say, "We preserve shiitake mushrooms by drying them," and you'll know terms for "instant miso," "sun-dried mackerel," and "powdered milk," as well as "arid land" and "dry season." With 燥 you can even have a good time, as that's a minor meaning!
⿰   fire   goods in the tree  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 燥 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 燥 is used 36 times, read 2 ways.
ソウ : 35 words FIND ALL
dryness; aridity; insipidity; dehydration; desiccation
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はしゃ : 1 word FIND ALL
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Most common form: はしゃぐ
'gu' godan verb, intransitive verb
to make merry; to frolic; to be in high spirits  (often written with kana only)
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An additional 操 less common words include 燥 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1528  Joy o' Kanji : 1528  Key to Kanji:

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ソウ   dry up
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goods in the tree
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ヒン    elegance   しな goods   
モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
カ   fire   ひ    ほ-    
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