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祝 means 'celebrate'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 1339   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-18    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 51    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 33 words   Used in 67 words   Used in 154 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   シュク   シュウ
Kun
   いわ to celebrate
Name    のり   ほぎ   ゆわい
  
⿰   () show   elder brother; brother  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 祝 is used 6 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 祝 is used 57 times, read 3 ways. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
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シュク : 29 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: しゅくじつ
national holiday; public holiday
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シュウ : 5 words FIND ALL
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noun
congratulations; celebration; congratulatory gift; tip
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いわ : 22 words FIND ALL
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'u' godan verb, transitive verb
to congratulate; to celebrate; to observe (a festival)
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
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noun
1. ritual prayer; invocation of the gods participating in a rite  (Shinto term)
2. congratulatory address  (see also: 祝辞; this meaning is restricted to reading しゅくし)
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Henshall: 533 (originally: 706)  Joy o' Kanji : 706  Key to Kanji: 501 

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シュク   シュウ   いわ to celebrate   
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ケイ   キョウ   elder brother; brother   あに elder brother   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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ジ   シ   しめ to show   
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