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笛 means 'flute'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 1897   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-35    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 8 words   Used in 55 words   Used in 106 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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   テキ
Kun
   ふえ flute, whistle
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Woodwind instruments have played a prominent role in Europe (e.g., the Pied Piper), but what about Asia? Find out about bamboo flutes in Shinto music, Noh theater, gagaku (old court music), hunting, and old-time candy peddling. Read about a bamboo instrument that resembles a phoenix and may express a ray of heavenly light! Also learn about a whistle that you'll hear only in Japan.
⿱   () bamboo   reason  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 笛 is used 3 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 笛 is used 53 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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テキ : 13 words FIND ALL
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noun
steam whistle
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ふえ : 21 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. flute; fife; pipe; recorder; flageolet; shakuhachi; clarinet
2. whistle
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ふえ (read as ぶえ) : 19 words FIND ALL
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noun
whistle (sound made with the lips)
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Henshall: 373 (originally: 1624)  Joy o' Kanji : 1624  Key to Kanji: 773 

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テキ   ふえ flute, whistle   
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ユ   ユウ   ユイ   よし reason   
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チク   たけ bamboo   
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