累 means 'accumulate'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 2333   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-44    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 44 words   Used in 54 words   Used in 20 names   Component in 8 kanji (0 Jōyō)
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See what “heaps of corpses” means figuratively. Learn to discuss accumulated fatigue. Study 累 as “successive,” as in, “He gradually rose to higher positions,” “Successive wars completely ruined the country,” and “This place is his ancestral tomb.” Also find out about 累 as “trouble” in phrases for “to cause trouble” and a term for “dependents,” as in “He has no family members to support.”
⿱   rice field   thread  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 累 is used 3 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 累 is used 48 times, read 1 way.
ルイ : 48 words FIND ALL
cumulative total; accumulated total; total up to now
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Henshall: 1917  Joy o' Kanji : 1917  Key to Kanji:

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ルイ    accumulate   
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シ   いと thread   
デン   た rice field   
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