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頼 means 'rely'

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Strokes : 16    Frequency: 456   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 5    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 25    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 24 words   Used in 74 words   Used in 439 names   Component in 1 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ライ
Kun
   たよ to rely (on)   たのもしい reliable   たの to ask(for), entrust
Name    よち   より
  
Through 頼 you'll learn to trust again. The many sample sentences include "I trust him completely" and "He is a very reliable person." You'll also find out how to manipulate others with "I'm begging you," "You are my last resort," and "Can I count on you to get me the job?" You'll see what role dependence plays in Japanese culture. Finally, mnemonics will help you master the four Joyo yomi.
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 頼
⿰   bundle   page  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 頼 is used 8 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 頼 is used 71 times, read 3 ways (with 2 variations).
ライ : 35 words FIND ALL
reliance; trust; faith; confidence
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2
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たのもしい : 19 words FIND ALL
'mu' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to request; to beg; to ask
2. to call; to order; to reserve
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たのもしい (read as だの) : 9 words FIND ALL
noun
entreaty to a deity
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たよ : 7 words FIND ALL
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
to rely on; to have recourse to; to depend on
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3
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たよ (read as だよ) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
reliance on others
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Henshall: 1889  Joy o' Kanji : 1889  Key to Kanji:

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ライ   たよ to rely (on)   たのもしい reliable   たの to ask(for), entrust   
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3
ページ page, leaf of a book   
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whereupon one
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from   
K
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
1
かい shellfish   
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4
ハチ   katakana 'ha'; eight   や    よう eight   
K
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
2
ソク   たば bundle   たばねる to tie in a bundle   
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3
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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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
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
1
stick   
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