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胸 means 'chest'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 638   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-5    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 39    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 113 words   Used in 144 words   Used in 24 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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   キョウ
Kun
   むね   むな- chest
Right side exists as a rare kanji,
⿰   () body part  ⿹   wrap   villain  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 胸 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 胸 is used 138 times, read 3 ways.
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キョウ : 60 words FIND ALL
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noun
courage; bravery; pluck; nerve; grit; guts
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むね : 58 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. chest; breast  (むな is usually used in compounds)
2. breasts; bosom; bust
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むな- (read as むな) : 20 words FIND ALL
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noun
breast; chest
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Henshall: 851 (originally: 840)  Joy o' Kanji : 840  Key to Kanji: 216 

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キョウ   むね    むな- chest   
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ニク body part   
キョウ    villain   
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wrap
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