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股 means 'thigh'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1393   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-20    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 22 words   Used in 61 words   Used in 252 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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   コ
Kun
   また crotch; tines (of a fork)
Kun    もも thigh
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What does it mean to be born from the crotch of a tree? Why do some monkeys in Japan wear shorts? Why do some Japanese men go to sacred places in their underwear? Why would yakuza walk like ducks? Why does our kanji (as “thigh”) factor into terms about wavering loyalty? The essay provides all these answers, also discussing mittens with just three compartments for fingers.
⿰   () body part   lance shaft  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 股 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 股 is used 58 times, read 3 ways.
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コ : 16 words FIND ALL
2
noun
hip joint; coxa
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また : 35 words FIND ALL
2
noun
1. crotch; crutch; groin; thigh
2. fork (in a tree, road, river, etc.); tines (of a fork)
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もも : 7 words FIND ALL
Most common form: もも
noun
1. thigh
2. femoral
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2004  Key to Kanji:

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コ   thigh   また crotch; tines (of a fork)   
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ニク body part   
lance shaft   
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キ    table   
また again   
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