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貪 means 'covet'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 2487   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-46    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 15 words   Used in 18 words   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ドン
Kun
   むさぼ to covet
On    トン   タン
⿱   now   shellfish  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 貪 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 貪 is used 17 times, read 4 ways.
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1. avarice; greed; covetousness
2. raga (desire)  (usu. とんよく; Buddhist term)
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タン : 3 words FIND ALL
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covetousness; greed
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トン : 1 word FIND ALL
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noun
the three kilesas that poison the heart of man (greed, hatred and delusion)  (see also: 煩悩, 三毒; from 貪欲, 瞋恚 and 愚痴; Buddhist term)
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むさぼ : 6 words FIND ALL
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'ru' godan verb, transitive verb
to covet; to indulge in; to deeply desire; to lust insatiably for; to devour greedily  (often written with kana only)
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ドン   むさぼ to covet   
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コン   キン   いま now   
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assembly, gathering   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
katakana fu   
かい shellfish   
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katakana 'ha'; eight
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
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