胆 means 'gall bladder'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 1607   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-26    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 21 words   Used in 50 words   Used in 25 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun    きも gall bladder, courage, pluck, nerve
Name    い   まこと
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Find out how 胆 and (liver) enjoy an incredibly close relationship. They're often interchangeable and collectively serve as a metaphor for profound compatibility. These organs supposedly work together to govern our minds and hearts, with the gallbladder supplying courage. Learn about a long-standing theory that bodily fluids such as bile even determine personality traits.
⿰   () body part   dawn  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 胆 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 胆 is used 43 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
タン : 38 words FIND ALL
bold; daring; audacious
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きも : 2 words FIND ALL
4 5
Most common form: 肝魂
guts; pluck; nerve; spirit
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きも (read as ぎも) : 3 words FIND ALL
3 0
Most common form: 度肝
guts; pluck; nerve; spirit
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An additional 7 less common words include 胆 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1564  Joy o' Kanji : 1564  Key to Kanji:

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タン    gall bladder, courage   
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ニク body part   
タン   ダン    dawn   
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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