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羞 means 'ashamed'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 2419   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 20    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 10 words   Used in 19 words   Used in 1 name   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun
   シュウ ashamed
Kun    はじ to feel ashamed   すすめ   はずかしい
Top and lower left elements are similar to , but drawn as combination of 𦍌 and ノ.
Find out how to say, "A bashful look came over her face," "These slums are a disgrace to our city," "I'm ashamed of my poor English," and "You ought to be ashamed of yourself." Learn to overcome performance anxiety, especially by seeing the audience as vegetables! Find out how the name of a popular band arose from a misreading of 羞. And read about famously shy people.
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 羞
⿱  𦍌 () sheep  ⿰   () katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from   sign of the cow  
 difference   arrive  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 羞 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 羞 is used 15 times, read 3 ways.
シュウ : 10 words FIND ALL
noun
shyness; shame
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ずかしい : 4 words FIND ALL
1. shy; ashamed; embarrassed  (see also: 気恥ずかしい, 小っ恥ずかしい)
2. disgraceful; shameful
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はじ : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
shame; embarrassment; disgrace
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2031  Key to Kanji:

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シュウ ashamed   
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from   
K
ヨウ   ひつじ sheep   
sign of the cow   うし    
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ゴ   いつ-    いつ five   
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stick   
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