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睦 means 'intimate'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 2258   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-43    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 6 words   Used in 11 words   Used in 303 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ボク
Name
   むつ   ちか
On    モク
Kun    むつまじい   むつ   むつ
Name    よし   あつ   む   むね
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This spiky character may not look the part, but it is the kanji of reconciliations, cease-fires, and peace treaties, as well as harmonious marriages and lovers' talk. The Japanese use 睦 most when referring to friendships, particularly those that are deepening. Practice reading 睦 terms with a description of the TV show 'Friends' and a summary of the British film '45 Years."
⿰   eye   ground ahead  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 睦 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 睦 is used 11 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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friendship; amity
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むつまじい : 6 words FIND ALL
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harmonious; happy; affectionate  (usu. of families or couples in intimate relationship)
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1
noun
1. first month of the lunar calendar
2. January
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 1949  Key to Kanji:

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ボク    intimate   
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ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
ground ahead
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ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
セン   さき ahead   
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