Components

粋 means 'purity'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 1732   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-30    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 8 words   Used in 27 words   Used in 37 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   スイ
Kun
   purity, essence, elegance   いき chic, style
Kun    purity, essence, pith, cream, elite, choice
  
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By studying 粋, you might learn how to be cool, and you’ll definitely learn to comment on people’s failed attempts at stylishness! You’ll immerse yourself in the spirit of Edo culture and see how it permeates the language today. Plus, you’ll discover words for “purity,” “nationalism,” and “the best of technology,” also finding out how to say “He is a Parisian through and through.”
⿰   rice   nine out of ten  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 粋 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 粋 is used 27 times, read 2 ways.
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スイ : 22 words FIND ALL
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pure; true; genuine; unmixed
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いき : 5 words FIND ALL
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1. chic; smart; stylish; tasteful; refined; sophisticated; worldly  (いき is also written as 意気; opposite: 野暮)
2. considerate; understanding; sympathetic
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Henshall: 1455  Joy o' Kanji : 1455  Key to Kanji:

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スイ    purity, essence, elegance   いき chic, style   
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nine out of ten
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ク   キュウ   ここの nine   
ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
stick   
ベイ   マイ   こめ rice   
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eight
モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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ジン   ニン   ひと person   
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