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魂 means 'soul'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 1380   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 9    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 13 words   Used in 71 words   Used in 20 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   コン
Kun
   たましい soul, spirit
Kun    たま
As you can see from terms such as 魂 (the Japanese spirit), (the soul of language), and (having a samurai's spirit and a merchant's business sense), matters of the soul and spirit are important in Japan. Learn to talk about putting your heart and soul into something, plus kanji as the soul of Japan. Also find out how to welcome back dead spirits on o-Bon.
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 魂
⿰   say   ogre  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 魂 is used 5 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 魂 is used 67 times, read 3 ways (with 3 variations).
コン : 38 words FIND ALL
1. ulterior motive; plot; scheme
noun
2. complicated circumstances; intricacies
5
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コン (read as ごん) : 3 words FIND ALL
noun
reviving the dead; calling back the spirits of the dead
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たま : 14 words FIND ALL
noun
spirit who possesses a wondrous power
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たましい : 5 words FIND ALL
noun
soul; spirit
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4
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たま (read as だま) : 5 words FIND ALL
noun
guts; pluck; nerve; spirit
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9
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たましい (read as だましい) : 2 words FIND ALL
noun
unyielding spirit; indomitable spirit
5
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Henshall: 1280  Joy o' Kanji : 1280  Key to Kanji:

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コン   たましい soul, spirit   
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5
キ   おに ogre   
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5
stony rice field
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デン   た rice field   
2
ム   private
legs
ウン    say   
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ニ   ふた    ふた two   
1
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