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緩 means 'loose'

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Strokes : 15    Frequency: 1483   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-23    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 48 words   Used in 76 words   Used in 50 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   カン
Kun
   ゆる loose   ゆるやか gentle, lenient   ゆる to be/become loose   ゆるめる to loosen
Name    ひろ
⿰   thread   claw your one friend  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 緩 is used 7 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 緩 is used 74 times, read 2 ways.
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カン : 55 words FIND ALL
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relief; mitigation; alleviation; relaxation; softening
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ゆる : 19 words FIND ALL
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1. loose; slack
2. gentle; easy; slow
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An additional ゆる.やか less common words include 緩 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1112  Joy o' Kanji : 1112  Key to Kanji:

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カン   ゆる loose   ゆるやか gentle, lenient   ゆる to be/become loose   ゆるめる to loosen   
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claw your one friend
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claw
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ユウ   とも friend   
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ten   じゅう    じつ    と    とう    
また again   
シ   いと thread   
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