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茨 means 'briar'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 2356   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-45    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 8 words   Used in 11 words   Used in 121 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun
   いばら briar, bramble
On    シ   ジ
Kun    かや   くさぶき
Name    あし   えばら   ばら   まつ   まん
⿱   () grass   next  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 茨 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 茨 is used 11 times, read 1 way.
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noun
Ibaraki prefecture (Kanto area)
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いばら briar, bramble   
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ジ   シ   つぎ next   つ to come after   
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ケツ   か to lack   かける to be lacking   
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ジン   ニン   ひと person   
corner
ice   
grass   
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