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須 means 'ought'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 1312   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-18    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 9 words   Used in 31 words   Used in 1854 names   Component in 4 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ス
On    シュ
Kun    すべし   ひげ   まつ   すべから   もちいる   もとめる
Name    もとむ   ぞ
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Learn to say "Fluency is a must," and discover terms for "indispensable expression," "required subject," and "mandatory item." Meet a god who was disabled as a child and a shark perceived as an incarnation of that god. Also read about types of pottery, an instrument with one string, Nagoya history and place names, and the mountain at the center of the Buddhist world.
⿰   fur   page  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 須 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 須 is used 29 times, read 3 ways.
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indispensable; required
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absolutely necessary
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すべから : 1 word FIND ALL
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Most common form: すべからく
by all means; in all cases; ought to do  (often written with kana only)
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ス    ought   
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ページ page, leaf of a book   
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whereupon one
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
かい shellfish   
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katakana 'ha'; eight
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
fur, bristles, beard   
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