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著 means 'publish'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 688   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-6    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 40    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 34 words   Used in 62 words   Used in 20 names   Component in 3 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   チョ
Kun
   あらわ to publish, write   いちじるしい remarkable
On    チャク
  
⿱   () grass   person  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 著 is used 11 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 著 is used 59 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
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チョ : 53 words FIND ALL
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noun
author (usu. of a particular book); writer
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チャク (read as じゃく) : 1 word FIND ALL
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attachment; adhesion; tenacity; fixation; obsession
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チャク : 1 word FIND ALL
suru verb - special class, intransitive verb
1. to arrive; to reach
2. to adhere
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いちじるしい : 2 words FIND ALL
5
striking; remarkable; considerable (used for good, bad, and neutral observations)
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あらわ : 2 words FIND ALL
5 0
to publish (a book)
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Henshall: 949 (originally: 937)  Joy o' Kanji : 937  Key to Kanji: 743 

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チョ   あらわ to publish, write   いちじるしい remarkable   
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シャ   もの person, someone   
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
ロウ   old   おいる    ふける to grow old   
grass   
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