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脳 means 'brain'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 906   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-10    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 44    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 99 words   Used in 176 words   Used in 8 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ノウ
On    ドウ
Kun    のうずる brain, memory
⿰   () body part  ⿱   () small   villain  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 脳 is used 4 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 脳 is used 174 times, read 1 way.
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Most common form: 主脳
1. head; leader; leading spirit  (esp. 首脳)
2. important part  (esp. 主脳; archaic)
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Henshall: 964 (originally: 954)  Joy o' Kanji : 954  Key to Kanji: 845 

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ノウ    brain   
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ニク body part   
small
キョウ    villain   
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