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降 means 'get off'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 530   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-13    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 27    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 86 words   Used in 191 words   Used in 73 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   コウ
Kun
   りる to get off   ろす to drop off    to fall (eg rain)
Name
   たかし
On   
Kun      くだ   くだ
Name    ふり   ふる
right side exists as a rare kanji,
⿰   () hill  ⿱   go   wheel around  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 降 is used 10 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 降 is used 188 times, read 4 ways (with 4 variations).
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コウ : 106 words FIND ALL
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
on and after; as from; hereafter; thereafter; since
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コウ (read as ごう) : 2 words FIND ALL
1
noun
conquering the devil
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: 35 words FIND ALL
1
Most common form: ふる
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
to precipitate; to fall (e.g. rain)
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りる : 28 words FIND ALL
2
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1. to descend (e.g. a mountain); to go down; to come down  (esp. 下りる)
2. to alight (e.g. from bus); to get off; to disembark; to dismount  (esp. 降りる)
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くだ : 7 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 天下る
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
to descend from heaven
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(read as ぶ) : 6 words FIND ALL
0
noun
downpour; pouring rain; cloudburst; pelting rain; heavy rain
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(read as ふり) : 3 words FIND ALL
noun
eleventh lunar month  (see also: 霜月)
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ぶり: 1 word. FIND ALL
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noun
driving rain; rainstorm; wind and rain
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Henshall: 873 (originally: 863)  Joy o' Kanji : 863  Key to Kanji: 341 

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コウ   おりる to get off   おろす to drop off   ふ to fall (eg rain)   
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wheel around
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go
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hill   
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