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霜 means 'frost'

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Strokes : 17    Frequency: 2482   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 21    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 22 words   Used in 44 words   Used in 95 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ソウ
Kun
   しも frost
⿱   () rain   minister  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 霜 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 霜 is used 43 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
ソウ : 17 words FIND ALL
noun
a late frost
5
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しも : 21 words FIND ALL
noun
frost
3
5
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しも (read as じも) : 5 words FIND ALL
noun
1. frozen dew (at the end of autumn)
2. amniotic fluid
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Henshall: 1529  Joy o' Kanji : 1529  Key to Kanji:

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ソウ   しも frost   
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5
ソウ   ショウ    minister   あい- mutual   
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3
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
2
モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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1
ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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1
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
1
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
1
stick   
フ   あめ rain   
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