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膝 means 'knee'

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Strokes : 15    Frequency: 1226   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Challenge set: 7    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 32 words   Used in 44 words   Used in 17 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun
   ひざ knee
On    シツ
See what a Buddhist priest and a mollusk have to do with kneecaps. Also learn what role the knee plays with regard to intimacy, romance, negotiations, protection, influence, respect, and sudden emotion or comprehension. Find out why the Japanese would go down on one or both knees, even sliding forward on the knees instead of walking, and why rakugo performers hide their knees.
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 膝
⿰   () body part   man in the tree with water  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 膝 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 膝 is used 40 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
シツ : 8 words FIND ALL
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シツ (read as しっ) : 3 words FIND ALL
moving forward by sliding on one's knees (in the presence of high-ranking individuals)
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ひざ : 29 words FIND ALL
noun
1. knee
2. lap; knee and thigh (while sitting)
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2100  Key to Kanji:

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ひざ knee   
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ニク body part   
man in the tree with water
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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water
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