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隅 means 'corner'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 1375   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-18    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 52    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 9 words   Used in 25 words   Used in 272 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   グウ
Kun
   すみ corner, niche
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Find out how the Japanese use 隅 not only literally but also figuratively, as when they talk about finding a refuge, feeling isolated, knowing something A to Z, nitpicking, and "lighting up the corner." Learn about a corner of Japan associated with an important strait, poetry, and scientific discoveries. Also find out about a fireworks festival in Tokyo. Enjoy several gorgeous book covers featuring 隅!
⿰   () hill   long-tailed monkey; monkey  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 隅 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 隅 is used 24 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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グウ : 2 words FIND ALL
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noun
corner; nook
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すみ : 21 words FIND ALL
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Most common form:
noun, noun (suffix)
1. corner; nook; recess
noun
2. downstage right (on a noh stage)  (see also: 目付柱; obscure term)
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すみ (read as ずみ) : 1 word FIND ALL
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noun
external corner angle of two walls, planes, etc.  (see also: 入隅)
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Henshall: 1187  Joy o' Kanji : 1187  Key to Kanji:

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グウ   すみ corner, niche   
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グウ    long-tailed monkey   
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tracks, footprint   
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wide
ム   private
デン   た rice field   
hill   
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