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肩 means 'shoulder'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 825   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Challenge set: 4    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 43    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 62 words   Used in 80 words   Used in 18 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ケン
Kun
   かた shoulder
Your head rests on two good shoulders. The roads you travel on may have shoulders. Metaphorically, your shoulders help you carry the weight of burdens. Clearly, you need to know how to discuss shoulders. This essay will teach you key vocabulary and expressions related to this topic. You'll find out, for instance, what a tap on the shoulder means in Japan. Furthermore, you'll learn what the slope of shoulders indicates about someone's state of mind.
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 肩
⿸   door   () body part  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 肩 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 肩 is used 77 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
ケン : 12 words FIND ALL
ranking equal with; comparing favourably with; comparing favorably with
5
TEST
かた : 62 words FIND ALL
noun
shoulder
3
2
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かた (read as がた) : 3 words FIND ALL
noun
sloping shoulders
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Henshall: 1212  Joy o' Kanji : 1212  Key to Kanji:

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ケン   かた shoulder   
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4
ニク body part   
コ   と door   
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4
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
1
corpse
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