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釣 means 'fish'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 1013   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-10    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 62 words   Used in 96 words   Used in 165 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   チョウ
Kun
   to fish
Kun      つり-
Name    つり
⿰   gold   ladle  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 釣 is used 6 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 釣 is used 91 times, read 2 ways (with 4 variations).
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チョウ : 4 words FIND ALL
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noun
fishing; angling
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noun
change (e.g. for dollar)
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(read as つり) : 13 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 吊り鐘
noun
temple bell; hanging bell; funeral bell
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(read as づ) : 12 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 友釣
noun
live decoy fishing (esp. for sweetfish)
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(read as つる) : 5 words FIND ALL
expression
the autumn sun sets as quickly as a bucket dropping into a well
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づり: 4 words. FIND ALL
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noun
handline fishing; handlining
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Henshall: 1592  Joy o' Kanji : 1592  Key to Kanji:

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チョウ   つ to fish   
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キン   コン   かね gold; money   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
eight
オウ    king   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
シャク   ladle
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dot   
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