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筋 means 'muscle'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 833   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-6    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 75 words   Used in 249 words   Used in 164 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   キン
Kun
   すじ muscle
⿱   () bamboo   rib  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 筋 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 筋 is used 237 times, read 2 ways.
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キン : 141 words FIND ALL
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muscle; sinew
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すじ : 96 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. muscle; tendon; sinew
2. vein; artery
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Henshall: 854 (originally: 843)  Joy o' Kanji : 843  Key to Kanji: 229 

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キン   すじ muscle   
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ロク   あばら rib   
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ニク body part   
リョク   リキ   ちから effort; power   
bamboo
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