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肘 means 'elbow'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 2152   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-41    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 11 words   Used in 18 words   Used in 15 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun
   ひじ elbow
On    チュウ
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Learn how the Japanese talk about leaning on elbows, standing with arms akimbo, hitting the funny bone, and elbowing someone in the ribs. Find out about massaging the elbows versus massaging with the elbows. See what an "elbow gun" might be and what it means to pull someone's elbow figuratively. Also learn words for the elbows on dogs, clothes, and even buildings!
⿰   () body part   inch  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 肘 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 肘 is used 18 times, read 2 ways.
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チュウ : 4 words FIND ALL
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noun
elbow joint
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ひじ : 14 words FIND ALL
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noun
elbow
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ひじ elbow   
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ニク body part   
スン   inch
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