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釈 means 'explanation'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 1220   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-15    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 16 words   Used in 66 words   Used in 110 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   シャク
On    セキ
Kun    とく   すてる   ゆる
Name    しゃ
  
⿰   topped rice   shaku  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 釈 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 釈 is used 63 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
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シャク : 52 words FIND ALL
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explanation; interpretation
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セキ : 1 word FIND ALL
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fully satisfied; well satisfied (e.g. with an explanation or apology); to have one's heart completely cleared of doubt or grudge
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シャク (read as じゃく) : 1 word FIND ALL
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noun
classification of the sutras and their teachings  (Buddhist term)
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しゃ: 9 words. FIND ALL
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noun
Gautama Buddha; Shakyamuni; the historical Buddha (5th c. BCE?)  (originally from Sanskrit 'Śākya')
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シャク    explanation   
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シャク    unit of length (about a foot)   
topped rice
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
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   
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