赦 means 'pardon'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 2006   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-38    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 6 words   Used in 13 words   Used in 264 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
Kun    ゆる to pardon
⿰   red   strike  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 赦 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 赦 is used 13 times, read 2 ways.
シャ : 10 words FIND ALL
1. pardon; forgiveness; mercy
2. leniency; going easy (on someone)
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ゆる : 3 words FIND ALL
Most common form: 許す
'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to permit; to allow; to approve; to tolerate
2. to exempt (from fine); to excuse (from); to pardon; to forgive; to release; to let off
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Henshall: 1336  Joy o' Kanji : 1336  Key to Kanji:

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シャ    pardon   
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ぼく strike   
セキ   シャク   あか    あか red   あからむ to turn red   あからめる to blush   
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