着 means 'arrive'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 217   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Challenge set: 4    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 10    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 138 words   Used in 440 words   Used in 54 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   チャク   ジャク
   to arrive   ける to attach    to wear   せる to make wear
Kun    -ぎ   -き
⿱  𦍌 () sheep  ⿰   () katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from   eye  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 着 is used 39 times, read 4 ways (with 2 variations).
Across all words in Japanese, 着 is used 424 times, read 4 ways (with 2 variations).
チャク : 238 words FIND ALL
チャク (read as ちゃっ) : 14 words FIND ALL
start of (construction) work
ジャク : 2 words FIND ALL
attachment; adhesion; tenacity; fixation; obsession
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: 64 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to wear (in modern Japanese, from the shoulders down); to put on
2. to bear (guilt, etc.)
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(read as ぎ) : 62 words FIND ALL
: 44 words FIND ALL
'ku' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to arrive at; to reach
2. to sit on; to sit at (e.g. the table)  (see also: 席に着く)
Henshall: 364 (originally: 343)  Joy o' Kanji : 343  Key to Kanji: 733 

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チャク   ジャク   つ to arrive   つける to attach   き to wear   きせる to make wear   
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from   
ヨウ   ひつじ sheep   
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
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