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隙 means 'gap'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 1959   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-36    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 15 words   Used in 32 words   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ゲキ
Kun
   すき a gap
On    キャク   ケキ
Kun      すかす   ひま
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Learn to use 隙 to represent everything from physical gaps to mental ones. Find out how drafts can blow through houses and marriages. And discover how to say the following: “Rain was dripping through a leak in the roof,” “Sweets are jam-packed in the box,” “He began to talk before I could state my name,” “He is utterly unguarded,” and “Internet scams catch users off guard.”
⿰   () hill  ⿳   small   sun; day   small  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 隙 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 隙 is used 29 times, read 4 ways.
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ゲキ : 10 words FIND ALL
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すき : 15 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. crevice; crack; gap; opening; clearance
2. spare moment; interval; break; pause; spare time
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ひま : 2 words FIND ALL
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noun
person with a lot of free time on their hands; person of leisure; idler
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Most common form: すかさず
without a moment's delay  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 1999  Key to Kanji:

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ゲキ   すき a gap   
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ショウ   こ-    お-    ちいさい small   
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
hill   
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