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襲 means 'attack'

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Strokes : 22    Frequency: 963   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-9    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 18 words   Used in 47 words   Used in 16 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   シュウ
Kun
   おそ to attack
Kun    かさ
Name    そい
⿱   () dragon   clothes  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 襲 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 襲 is used 44 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
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シュウ : 35 words FIND ALL
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attack; charge; raid
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おそ : 3 words FIND ALL
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'u' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to attack; to assail; to make an assault; to strike; to hunt down
2. to succeed (someone in a post, role, etc.)
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かさ (read as かさね) : 2 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 重ね
noun
1. pile; heap; layers (e.g. of clothing); set (e.g. of boxes); course (e.g. of stones)  (esp. 重ね)
counter
2. counter for things that are stacked, piled up (or layered, etc.)  (esp. 重ね, used after a word from the "hito-futa-mi" counting system)
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がさね: 4 words. FIND ALL
noun
garment worn under the hanpi undergarment or hou robe in court ceremonial dress  (see also: 半臂, ; archaic)
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Henshall: 1360  Joy o' Kanji : 1360  Key to Kanji:

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シュウ   おそ to attack   
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リュウ   たつ dragon   
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リツ   リュウ   た to stand   たてる to build   
ガツ   ゲツ   つき month; moon   
イ   ころも clothes   
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