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藤 means 'wisteria'

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Strokes : 18    Frequency: 264   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-1    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 22 words   Used in 37 words   Used in 4940 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   トウ
Kun
   ふじ wisteria
On    ドウ
Name    ぞう   と   ふじゅ
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From wisteria-viewing parties to hair ornaments to a type of doll and dance, wisteria has left its mark on Japanese culture. The 藤 kanji appears in the names of colors, plants, and animals, some with no connection to this vine. Above all, one finds 藤 in people's names. Thus, we have the Fujiwara period of art history, the Fujiwara effect, and the Fujita scale of tornado intensity.
⿱   () grass   rising water  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 藤 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 藤 is used 34 times, read 2 ways.
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conflict; complication; troubles; discord
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Most common form: フジ
noun
wisteria (esp. Japanese wisteria, Wisteria floribunda); wistaria
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トウ   ふじ wisteria   
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grass   
トウ    rising water   
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スイ   みず water   
チン    royal 'we', emperor's pronoun   
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ニク body part   
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テン   あめ    あま- heaven   
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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   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
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