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逆 means 'reverse'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 764   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-8    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 42    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 152 words   Used in 209 words   Used in 69 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ギャク
Kun
   reverse, converse   さからう to go against, to oppose   さか upside down
On    ゲキ
Kun    さか upside down
⿺   () move   grass sprout  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 逆 is used 6 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 逆 is used 199 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
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ギャク : 144 words FIND ALL
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1. reverse; opposite
2. converse (of a hypothesis, etc.)
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ゲキ : 5 words FIND ALL
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noun
rebellion
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ギャク (read as ぎゃっ) : 4 words FIND ALL
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noun
adversity
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さからう : 46 words FIND ALL
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reverse; inversion; upside down  (see also: 逆様)
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Henshall: 675 (originally: 646)  Joy o' Kanji : 646  Key to Kanji: 180 

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ギャク    reverse, converse   さからう to go against, to oppose   さか upside down   
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grass sprout
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grass   
sprout (ie, new shoot of a plant)   
move
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