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甚 means 'excessive'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 1631   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 12    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 16 words   Used in 24 words   Used in 142 names   Component in 3 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ジン
Kun
   はなはだしい excessive, severe   はなは immensely, greatly
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With the planet coming apart at the seams, 甚 is a timely kanji, helping people discuss intense damage and major disasters. Moving beyond environmental doom, you can use 甚 to say "serious misunderstanding," "quite thoughtless," and "big monetary losses." On the brighter side, this kanji enables you to say "deeply impressed," "very deep meaning," and "He liked you a lot.”
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 甚
⿱   sweet   counter for animals  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 甚 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 甚 is used 16 times, read 2 ways.
ジン : 12 words FIND ALL
very great; enormous; serious
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はなはだしい : 4 words FIND ALL
very; greatly; exceedingly  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 1449  Joy o' Kanji : 1449  Key to Kanji:

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ジン   はなはだしい excessive, severe   はなは immensely, greatly   
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5
カン   あま sweet, indulgent   あまえる to behave like a spoiled child   あまやかす to pamper   
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4
廿
twenty; 20   にじゅう twenty   
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ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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1
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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stick   
ヒツ   ひき counter for animals   
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4
legs
side open box
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