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舞 means 'dance'

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Strokes : 15    Frequency: 633   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-15    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 29    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 70 words   Used in 193 words   Used in 759 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ブ
Kun
   to dance   まい dance
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Traditional Japanese dance may seem tangential to your life, but it has connections to the gods, so don't overlook it! Also, 舞 is a core part of Nihongo, factoring into terms for bustling activity, story settings, being in the limelight, behaving well or badly, treating others to meals, visiting the sick, seasonal greeting cards, and closing up shop, as well as the words for kabuki and butoh.
⿱   not   oppose  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 舞 is used 9 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 舞 is used 184 times, read 3 ways.
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noun
1. stage (theatre, theater)
2. scene or setting (e.g. of novel, play, etc.)
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まい : 41 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: まい
noun
dancing; dance
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1. visiting ill or distressed people; writing get-well letters  (see also: お見舞い, 見舞い客)
noun
2. get-well gifts; get-well letters  (see also: 見舞い品)
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Henshall: 1761  Joy o' Kanji : 1761  Key to Kanji:

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ブ   ま to dance   まい dance   
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ム   ブ   な not   
oppose; opposite   
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セキ   ゆう night   
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katakana 'ta'
wheel around
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