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首 means 'neck'

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Strokes : 9    Radical number: 185    Frequency: 281   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-6    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 20    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 105 words   Used in 219 words   Used in 292 names   Component in 8 kanji (2 Jōyō)
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   シュ
Kun
   くび neck; head
Name    おびと   こべ   す
⿱   () grass   self  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 首 is used 12 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 首 is used 203 times, read 2 ways.
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noun
Prime Minister; Chancellor (Germany, Austria, etc.); Premier
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noun
1. neck
2. head
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Henshall: 155 (originally: 139)  Joy o' Kanji : 139  Key to Kanji: 476 

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シュ   くび neck; head   
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ジ   シ   みずか self   
grass   
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