陥 means 'fall into'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 1448   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-22    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 13 words   Used in 29 words   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   おちい to fall into   おとしいれる to let fall into, trick
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Collapsed land. The fall of a city in wartime. Defective cars. Holes in theories. Framing and trapping people. Becoming psychologically or economically depressed. With 陥 you can talk about all these things, as well as saying, “That eventually put him in a very awkward position,” “The news plunged people into distress,” and “Small businesses are feeling the squeeze of inflation.”
⿰   () hill  ⿱   () corner   () former  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 陥 is used 4 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 陥 is used 29 times, read 3 ways.
カン : 20 words FIND ALL
1. defect; fault; deficiency; deformity
2. shortage; gap
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おちい : 6 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 落ち入る
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to fall into (e.g. a hole)
2. to fall into (chaos, depression, dilemma, illness, etc.)
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おとしいれる : 3 words FIND ALL
Most common form: 落とし入れる
ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to trick someone into (committing a crime, etc.); to hatch a plan and deceive someone
2. to assault (a castle, etc.)
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An additional 2 less common words include 陥 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1098  Joy o' Kanji : 1098  Key to Kanji:

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カン   おちい to fall into   おとしいれる to let fall into, trick   
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キュウ    former, old   
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
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