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盲 means 'blind'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 2222   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-42    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 53 words   Used in 75 words   Used in 12 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   モウ
Kun    めくら blindness
⿱   dead   eye  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 盲 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 盲 is used 70 times, read 2 ways.
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noun
blind spot
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noun
1. blind snake (esp. the Brahminy blind snake, Ramphotyphlops braminus); worm snake  (often written with kana only)
expression
2. fools rush in  (see also: 盲蛇に怖じず; abbreviation)
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Henshall: 1852  Joy o' Kanji : 1852  Key to Kanji:

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モウ    blind   
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ボウ   モウ   dead   な to be deceased, to have ceased to be   
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shelf
lid
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
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