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芝 means 'lawn'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 1318   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-18    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 19 words   Used in 48 words   Used in 568 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun
   しば lawn
On   
Name    こげ   しは
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The lawn grass kanji is intimately tied to the theater world. Knowing about 芝 therefore enables you to discuss the pretension and theatrical behavior that can characterize that culture. Learn how to use the word for "theater" to say that someone is faking something (such as illness).
⿱   () grass   of  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 芝 is used 3 times, read 1 way. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 芝 is used 43 times, read 2 ways. 2 words use a non-standard reading.
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noun
bracket fungus; Ganoderma lucidum (formerly Fomes japonicus)
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play; drama
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lawn
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