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Components

繕 means 'mend'

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Strokes : 18    Frequency: 2497   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 21    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 4 words   Used in 19 words   Used in 8 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ゼン
Kun
   つくろ to mend, to do repairs
Learn to talk about smoothing over a gaffe, making excuses, and keeping up appearances. Find out how to say, “Show me clothes you think will look good on me,” “He got dressed quickly,” and “I had my mother mend this sweater.” Consider whether the Japanese view of mending has Shinto underpinnings. And see how a mushroom relates to darning and how beans relate to cloth!
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 繕
⿰   thread   virtuous  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 繕 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 繕 is used 18 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
ゼン : 7 words FIND ALL
repair; mending
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5
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つくろ : 7 words FIND ALL
noun
mending; repair; darning; patching up
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つくろ (read as づくろ) : 4 words FIND ALL
noun
repairing pottery with a lacquer mixed with gold, silver, etc.
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Henshall: 1504  Joy o' Kanji : 1504  Key to Kanji:

Cascading kanji view

ゼン   つくろ to mend, to do repairs   
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ゼン   virtuous   よ virtous, good   
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ヨウ   ひつじ sheep   
5
grass   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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シ   いと thread   
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Search results include information from a variety of sources, including Kanshudo (kanji mnemonics, kanji readings, kanji components, vocab and name frequency data, grammar points), JMdict (vocabulary), Tatoeba (examples), Enamdict (names), KanjiVG (kanji animations and stroke order), and Joy o' Kanji (kanji and radical synopses). Translations provided by Google's Neural Machine Translation engine. For more information see credits.
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