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過 means 'mistake'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 295   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-7    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 20    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 178 words   Used in 404 words   Used in 27 names   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   カ
Kun
   あやま mistake   あやま to slip up   ぎる to overdo, be more than   ごす to pass, spend
Kun    -す   よぎる
  
⿺   () move   gossip  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 過 is used 18 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 過 is used 393 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
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カ : 300 words FIND ALL
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun
1. the past; bygone days; the previous
2. a past (i.e. a personal history one would prefer remained secret); one's past
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カ (read as が) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
1. staying the night (of an itinerant priest in Zen buddhism); itinerant priest's lodging  (Buddhist term)
2. providing a room for an itinerant priest so that he may meditate for a long period of time  (Buddhist term)
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ぎる : 83 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 過す
'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to pass (time); to spend
2. to overdo (esp. of one's alcohol consumption); to drink (alcohol)
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あやま : 6 words FIND ALL
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noun
fault; error; indiscretion; faux pas
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ぎる : 3 words FIND ALL
expression, 'ru' godan verb
to cross one's mind; to be reminded
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Henshall: 659 (originally: 629)  Joy o' Kanji : 629  Key to Kanji: 89 

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カ   あやま mistake   あやま to slip up   すぎる to overdo, be more than   すごす to pass, spend   
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gossip; dishonest   
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wide mouth
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wide
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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move
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