詰 means 'cram'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 967   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Challenge set: 5    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 46    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 42 words   Used in 144 words   Used in 170 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   める to cram into   まる to be packed    to be checkmated
On    キチ
Kun      -づ
Name    ずめ   づめ
The kanji 詰 shows up in word after word about feeling stuck, being at a loss, arriving at a dead end, giving someone little space (emotionally speaking), and packing people into a tight place. Learn how to talk about being "jam-packed" (think of a Tokyo subway at rush hour), feeling "ill at ease," and being "at a loss for words."
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 詰
⿰   say; word   good luck  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 詰 is used 10 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
Across all words in Japanese, 詰 is used 135 times, read 2 ways (with 4 variations).
キツ : 4 words FIND ALL
cross-examination; close questioning; demanding an explanation
キツ (read as きっ) : 2 words FIND ALL
reproach; reprove; reprimand  (obscure term)
める : 75 words FIND ALL
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to be packed (with); to be full (space, schedule, etc.)
2. to be blocked (road, pipe, etc.); to be clogged; to be plugged up  (see also: 鼻が詰まる)
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める (read as づ) : 38 words FIND ALL
to reach the limits; to come to the end of one's tether
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める (read as つめ) : 11 words FIND ALL
1. lowest-ranking guest at tea ceremony
2. tea master
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づめ: 5 words. FIND ALL
1. packing (in cans); canning; canned goods; tin can
2. confining someone (e.g. so they can concentrate on work)
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Henshall: 1144  Joy o' Kanji : 1144  Key to Kanji:

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キツ   つめる to cram into   つまる to be packed   つ to be checkmated   
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ゲン   ゴン   say; word   こと word, saying   い to say   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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キツ   キチ    good luck   
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シ   samurai
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