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狙 means 'target'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1126   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-15    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 49    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 11 words   Used in 17 words   Used in 4 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ソ
Kun
   ねら target   ねら to aim at
On    ショ
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Whether you want to talk about aiming a camera or aiming a golf shot, this kanji is for you. It literally has to do with guns but figuratively offers much more, appearing for instance in terms for intentions and hidden agendas. Through 狙, find out what made a female Soviet teenager famous in World War II, and learn who may have conspired to take down a recent U.S. president.
⿰   () dog   and another  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 狙 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 狙 is used 17 times, read 2 ways.
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shooting; sniping
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ねら : 13 words FIND ALL
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'u' godan verb, transitive verb
to aim at
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ソ   ねら target   ねら to aim at   
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and another, moreover   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
ケン   いぬ dog   
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