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逝 means 'die'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 2317   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 20    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 3 words   Used in 10 words   Used in 3 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   セイ
Kun
      to die, pass away
Japanese perceptions of death emerge in this essay. The kanji in certain terms imply that a dying person is going far away or will be gone forever. Somehow “early + life” means “early death.” People refer so casually to the “world of the dead” that that phrase ends up in ordinary sentences like “I can’t believe it’s been six years since my dad died.” And one book urges the elderly to die at home alone.
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 逝
⿺   () move   break  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 逝 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 逝 is used 10 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
セイ : 7 words FIND ALL
death  (honorific)
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セイ (read as ぜい) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
Sugata (the well-gone; epithet of Buddha)
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: 2 words FIND ALL
noun
exceptionally ugly man  (see also: イケめん; slang; jocular, humorous term; obscure term)
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Henshall: 1475  Joy o' Kanji : 1475  Key to Kanji:

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セイ   い    ゆ to die, pass away   
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5
move
セツ   お to break, fold   おり opportunity; fold   おれる to break (intr), be folded, yield   
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3
キン   axe
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5
カ   ゲ   した below, under   くだ to descend   さげる to lower, to reduce   
cliff
シュ   て hand   
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