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疫 means 'epidemic'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 1849   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-34    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 10 words   Used in 70 words   Used in 13 names   Not used as a component
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Learn Japanese words for “epidemic,” “pandemic,” “quarantine,” and “immunity.” Find out how to say, “An epidemic has broken out,” “In ancient times, many people died of plagues,” and “A worldwide plague of theft emptied art museums,” as well as “immune to measles.” Also learn to speak of immunity figuratively, as in, “I graduated from a boys’ school, so I have no immunity to women.”
⿸   ill; illness   lance shaft  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 疫 is used 3 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 疫 is used 67 times, read 2 ways.
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エキ : 63 words FIND ALL
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infectious disease; plague; epidemic
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ヤク : 4 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. god of pestilence; god who spreads infectious diseases
2. jinx; hoodoo; pest; odious person; plague; angel of death  (derogatory)
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エキ   ヤク    epidemic   
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ill; illness
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