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繕 means 'mend'

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Strokes : 18    Frequency: 2497   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-46    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
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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!
⿰   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).
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ゼン : 7 words FIND ALL
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repair; mending
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つくろ : 7 words FIND ALL
3
Most common form: つくろう
'u' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to mend; to patch up; to repair; to fix; to darn; to trim
2. to fix (hair, clothes, appearance etc.); to adjust; to tidy up; to groom
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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:

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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   
grass   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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シ   いと thread   
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