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翻 means 'flutter'

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Strokes : 18    Frequency: 1718   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-30    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 53 words   Used in 69 words   Used in 5 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ホン
Kun
   ひるがえ to flutter, to flap   ひるがえ to change one's mind; to fly (flag, etc.)
On    ハン
Kun    こぼ to spill
  
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The Japanese associate a fluttering flag with 翻, the kanji that heads off 翻 (translation). See what bridges the two concepts, as well as the idea of changing one’s mind, adapting a novel, dodging a tackle, rising in revolt, toying with someone, and doing a somersault! Find out how to say, “Everything has to be considered from another angle” and “This word does not translate well.”
⿰   turn   feather  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 翻 is used 6 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 翻 is used 61 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
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ホン : 51 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 飜訳
1. translation
2. de-encryption; deciphering
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ホン (read as ぽん) : 1 word FIND ALL
0
fluttering; frivolous
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ひるがえ : 7 words FIND ALL
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'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to turn over; to turn around  (see also: 身を翻す)
2. to change (one's mind); to reverse (one's decision); to take back (one's words)
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こぼ : 2 words FIND ALL
3
Most common form: 水こぼし
noun
waste-water container (tea ceremony); slop jar; slop basin
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Henshall: 1826  Joy o' Kanji : 1826  Key to Kanji:

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ホン   ひるがえ to flutter, to flap   ひるがえ to change one's mind; to fly (flag, etc.)   
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バン    turn   
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topped rice
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
ベイ   マイ   こめ rice   
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eight
モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
stick   
デン   た rice field   
ウ   はね feather   わ counter for birds   
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