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酉 means 'sake flask'

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Strokes : 7    Radical number: 164    Usefulness: 6    Study set: 6-12    Grade: 9   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 7 words   Used in 14 words   Used in 76 names   Component in 124 kanji (17 Jōyō)
Jinmeiyō (人名用)
Kun
   とり sign of the bird
On    ユウ
Name    なが   みのる
Find out about the relationship between saké and birds! That is, see why this radical was named after a bird but reeks of alcohol in many Jōyō kanji, including (302: alcohol; saké) and (1457: intoxication).
⿴  西 west   one  
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酉 is not used in the most common form of any of the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese.
Across all words in Japanese, 酉 is used 14 times, read 2 ways.
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twenty-second of the sexagenary cycle  (see also: 干支)
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kanji "bird of the zodiac" radical (radical 164)  (see also: 酉偏)
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sake flask   とり sign of the bird   
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西
セイ   サイ   にし west   
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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