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縮 means 'shrink'

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Strokes : 17    Frequency: 1169   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-13    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 38 words   Used in 173 words   Used in 16 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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   シュク
Kun
   ちぢ to shrink, be diminished   ちぢまる to be shortened   ちぢめる to abridge   ちぢらす to crinkle, crimp   ちぢれる to be frizzled, curly
⿰   thread  宿 inn  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 縮 is used 10 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 縮 is used 160 times, read 2 ways.
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reduction; curtailment
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'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
to shorten; to narrow; to close
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Henshall: 904 (originally: 893)  Joy o' Kanji : 893  Key to Kanji: 502 

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シュク   ちぢ to shrink, be diminished   ちぢまる to be shortened   ちぢめる to abridge   ちぢらす to crinkle, crimp   ちぢれる to be frizzled, curly   
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宿
シュク   inn   やど an inn   やど to lodge   やど to give lodgings   
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one hundred men
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ヒャク    hundred; 100   
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ハク   ビャク   しろ white   しろ    しら-    
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
roof   
シ   いと thread   
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