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脇 means 'armpit'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 1131   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-15    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 49    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 27 words   Used in 40 words   Used in 748 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun
   わき armpit
On    キョウ
Kun    わけ
⿰   () body part   3x the effort  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 脇 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 脇 is used 37 times, read 3 ways.
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キョウ : 2 words FIND ALL
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noun
flanking image (e.g. in a Buddha triad)  (see also: 三尊, 中尊; Buddhist term)
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わき : 34 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. armpit; under one's arm; side; flank
2. beside; close to; near; by  (also written as 傍, 側)
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わけ : 1 word FIND ALL
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noun
wrestler of the third highest rank  (sumo term)
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わき armpit   
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3x the effort
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リョク   リキ   ちから effort; power   
ニク body part   
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