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瑠 means 'lapis lazuli'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 2280   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-43    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 17 words   Used in 25 words   Used in 849 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ル
On    リュウ
Name    るり
  
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るり
瑠璃
can represent glass, as well as the mineral lapis lazuli and the bright blue color of that stone. Using 瑠璃 people convey the blueness of everything from our planet as seen from space to the hue of flowers, birds, butterflies, and one kind of cockroach! Lapis is even the color of courage! Also learn about the performing art known as joruri, and see how it relates to puppet theater.
⿰   king   detain  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 瑠 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 瑠 is used 22 times, read 1 way.
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noun
type of dramatic recitation accompanied by a shamisen (associated with the Japanese puppet theatre)
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ル    lapis lazuli   
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ル   リュウ   とめる to detain   とまる to stop   
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hare   う sign of the hare   
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
high-priced, lofty   
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side open box
seal
デン   た rice field   
オウ    king   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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