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靴 means 'shoes'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 1570   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 8    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 35    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 29 words   Used in 65 words   Used in 4 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   カ
Kun
   くつ shoes
How did Japan come to make shoes from straw and wood? Why is the "leather" radical all but useless in 靴? How can you say "break in shoes," "tie shoelaces," and "wear two hats (actually shoes!)" in Japanese? How can "red shoes" not be shoes, and who in Japan famously wore red shoes? How have Japanese shoes indicated status? Find out all of these answers and much more!
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 靴
⿰   leather   change  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 靴 is used 4 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 靴 is used 62 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
カ : 6 words FIND ALL
noun
shoe-making
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くつ : 31 words FIND ALL
noun
shoes; boots; footwear; footgear
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5
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くつ (read as ぐつ) : 25 words FIND ALL
noun
leather shoes; leather boots
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Henshall: 1052  Joy o' Kanji : 1052  Key to Kanji:

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カ   くつ shoes   
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3
カ   ケ   ばける to change   
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3
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
さじ spoon   
カク   かわ leather   
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4
チュウ   ジュウ   なか middle   
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1
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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2
stick   
廿
twenty; 20   にじゅう twenty   
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ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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1
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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