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絶 means 'die out'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 502   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 5    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 26    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 128 words   Used in 203 words   Used in 11 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ゼツ
Kun
   える to die out   やす to eradicate    to sever, to cut off
  
⿰   thread   color  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 絶 is used 12 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
Across all words in Japanese, 絶 is used 199 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
ゼツ (read as ぜっ) : 99 words FIND ALL
1. absolutely; unconditionally  (see also: 絶対に)
2. absolute; unconditional; unmistakable
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ゼツ : 75 words FIND ALL
despair; hopelessness
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4
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える : 21 words FIND ALL
'tsu' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to sever; to cut off
2. to suppress; to eradicate; to exterminate
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える (read as だ) : 4 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
to stop; to cease; to come to an end
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Henshall: 756 (originally: 733)  Joy o' Kanji : 733  Key to Kanji: 626 

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ゼツ   たえる to die out   たやす to eradicate   た to sever, to cut off   
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シ   いと thread   
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ショク   シキ   いろ color   
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ともえ comma shape, shape of magatama   
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コ   キ   おのれ self   
5
corner
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