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髄 means 'marrow'

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Strokes : 19    Frequency: 2184   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-42    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 8 words   Used in 61 words   Used in 2 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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By learning the figurative senses of “bone marrow” terms, you will grasp the role of 髄 in sentences that mean “A novel has true spirit when it reflects a state of mind” and “The most important part of that picture lies in the person's shadow.” Learn to say, “He is rotten to the core,” “Brevity is the soul of wit,” “the essence of aikido,” and “His article does not get to the essential point.”
⿰   bone  ⿺   () move   possess  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 髄 is used 3 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 髄 is used 59 times, read 1 way.
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1. bone marrow; medulla
2. true spirit; one's mind
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Henshall: 1463  Joy o' Kanji : 1463  Key to Kanji:

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ズイ    marrow   
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コツ   ほね bone   
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gossip; dishonest   
ニク body part   
ユウ   ウ   あ to possess; to exist   
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ten   じゅう    じつ    と    とう    
ガツ   ゲツ   つき month; moon   
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