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謎 means 'riddle'

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Strokes : 17    Frequency: 1585   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-25    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 6 words   Used in 7 words   Used in 1 name   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun
   なぞ riddle
On    メイ   ベイ
Note that this kanji uses the original form of , which uses instead of . As a result it has 17 strokes. In some fonts, the modern form of is used instead, in which case the kanji only has 16 strokes. A version of the kanji with does not exist as a separate Unicode codepoint.
⿰   say; word   perplexed  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 謎 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 謎 is used 7 times, read 1 way.
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noun
1. riddle; puzzle; enigma; mystery
2. enigmatic; mysterious
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2087  Key to Kanji:

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なぞ riddle   
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メイ   perplexed   まよ to be perplexed   
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ベイ   マイ   こめ rice   
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eight
モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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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   
stick   
move
ゲン   ゴン   say; word   こと word, saying   い to say   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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