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駆 means 'gallop'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 878   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-7    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 53 words   Used in 90 words   Used in 17 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ク
Kun
   ける to gallop, run    to drive, to spur on
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Most terms with 駆 will leave you breathless. It lies at the heart of words for "footrace," "rushing in at the last minute," and "pioneer" (one who has raced ahead of the pack). You'll learn to say, "He ran up the stairs panting," "Her desire to be a doctor spurred her on," and "He was driven by revenge." Find out why signs about Cinderella hang in Japanese subway stations!
⿰   horse   ward  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 駆 is used 7 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 駆 is used 87 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
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ク : 46 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. free use
2. to use freely; to make free use of; to have good command (e.g. of a language)
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ク (read as ぐ) : 1 word FIND ALL
1
1. outrider (person riding horseback in the lead position of a cavalcade); outriding
2. harbinger; herald; precursor; forerunner; foretoken
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ける : 36 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1. to run (race, esp. horse); to dash
2. to gallop (one's horse); to canter
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ける (read as が) : 4 words FIND ALL
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charging ahead of others; the first to charge; pioneer; forerunner; harbinger
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Henshall: 1183  Joy o' Kanji : 1183  Key to Kanji:

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ク   かける to gallop, run   か to drive, to spur on   
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バ   うま horse   ま horse   
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little bird
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fire
ク    ward   
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crossed swords
side open box
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