餌 means 'bait'

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Strokes : 15    Frequency: 2101   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-40    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 7 words   Used in 26 words   Used in 17 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
     えさ bait
Kun    えば   もち
⿰  𩙿 () eat; food   ear  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 餌 is used 3 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 餌 is used 26 times, read 3 ways.
ジ : 12 words FIND ALL
1. bait; decoy; lure
2. easy prey; easy victim; sucker
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え : 9 words FIND ALL
1 0
prey; victim
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えさ : 5 words FIND ALL
Most common form: エサ
1. (animal) feed; fodder; pet food
2. bait; lure; enticement
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2024  Key to Kanji:

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ジ   え    えさ bait   
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ショク   ジキ    food   たべる to eat   
ジ   みみ ear   
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