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錠 means 'lock'

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Strokes : 16    Frequency: 2039   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-39    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 7 words   Used in 25 words   Used in 48 names   Not used as a component
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   ジョウ
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This kanji takes us into the worlds of both locks and pills. See a combination lock with hanzi instead of numbers, find out what "shrimp lock" and "tail lock" represent, and learn how the Japanese historically secured their homes. Also discover how pills can wear "clothing," read about a candy made to resemble medicine, and see why one pharmacist's book is revolutionary.
⿰   gold   determined  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 錠 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 錠 is used 22 times, read 1 way.
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ジョウ : 22 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. lock; padlock
noun, noun (suffix), counter
2. tablet; lozenge; pill
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Henshall: 1423  Joy o' Kanji : 1423  Key to Kanji:

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ジョウ    lock; counter for pills   
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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   
テイ   ジョウ   determined   さだ decidedly, truly   さだめる to decide, determine   さだまる to be determined   
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ヒキ    roll / bolt of cloth   
roof   
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