Components

驚 means 'surprised'

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Strokes : 22    Frequency: 784   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-5    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 19 words   Used in 27 words   Used in 6 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   キョウ
Kun
   おどろ to be surprised   おどろかす to surprise, to frighten
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Find out what this means to a Japanese person: "Right now I'm so surprised that my feelings are like a bluefin tuna from the shelf.' Also learn to say these things: "Much to my surprise, the door opened without a sound," "Everyone marveled at her courage," "The most precious thing in life is wonder," "I didn't mean to surprise you," and "His stupid answer surprised everybody."
⿱   respect   horse  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 驚 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 驚 is used 23 times, read 2 ways.
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キョウ : 12 words FIND ALL
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wonder; miracle; amazement; prodigy
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おどろ : 11 words FIND ALL
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'ku' godan verb, intransitive verb
to be surprised; to be astonished
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Henshall: 1172  Joy o' Kanji : 1172  Key to Kanji: 220 

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キョウ   surprised   おどろ to be surprised   おどろかす to surprise, to frighten   
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ケイ   うやま to respect, revere   
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grass   
ク    verse, phrase   
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wrap
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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ぼく strike   
バ   うま horse   ま horse   
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little bird
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fire
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