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禍 means 'calamity'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 2508   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-47    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 15 words   Used in 39 words   Used in 1 name   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun
   calamity
Kun    わざわい calamity, misfortune, evil, curse
  
⿰   () show   gossip  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 禍 is used 3 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 禍 is used 32 times, read 2 ways.
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わざわい : 5 words FIND ALL
expression, 'su' godan verb
to turn misfortune into fortune (esp. through one's own efforts); to turn the potential disaster to one's advantage
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カ : 27 words FIND ALL
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noun
root of evil; source of evil
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Henshall: 1051  Joy o' Kanji : 1051  Key to Kanji:

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calamity   
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gossip; dishonest   
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wide mouth
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wide
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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ジ   シ   しめ to show   
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