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衰 means 'grow weak'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 1667   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-28    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 22 words   Used in 48 words   Component in 4 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   スイ
Kun
   おとろえる to grow weak, decline
⿻   piteous   one  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 衰 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 衰 is used 47 times, read 2 ways.
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decline; degeneration; decay; waning; ebbing
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ichidan verb, intransitive verb
to become weak; to decline; to wear; to abate; to decay; to wither; to waste away
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スイ   おとろえる to grow weak, decline   
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アイ   あわ piteous, sorrowful   あわれむ to feel pity   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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イ   ころも clothes   
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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