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迷 means 'perplexed'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 1024   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-20    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 33    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 55 words   Used in 91 words   Used in 29 names   Component in 3 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   メイ
Kun
   まよ to be perplexed
The original form of this kanji used instead of , and the character is still displayed that way in traditional Chinese. However, no character using exists as a separate Unicode codepoint - the extra stroke is just added in certain fonts.
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 迷 is used 6 times, read 2 ways. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 迷 is used 81 times, read 2 ways. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
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メイ : 61 words FIND ALL
1
trouble; bother; annoyance  (see also: ご迷惑)
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まよ : 19 words FIND ALL
2
'u' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to lose one's way  (see also: 道に迷う)
2. to waver; to hesitate; to be of two minds over; to be puzzled; to be perplexed  (see also: 迷い)
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
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noun
lost child; lost person; stray child; missing child
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Henshall: 817 (originally: 797)  Joy o' Kanji : 797  Key to Kanji: 1003 

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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
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