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書道 is an exact match with one form of the following word:
書道
3
2
Reading : しょどう   
calligraphy  (see also: カリグラフィー; esp. Asian calligraphy based on Chinese characters)
書道 is the most useful form. 1 additional form is shown below.
Kanshudo usefulness level: 3 (among the 3,000 most useful words in Japanese)
• Kanshudo usefulness level is based on a usefulness score of 131,070 which gives a rank of 1,997
INFLECTIONS
• This form is used about 70% of the time
• Google Japan frequency rank: 28,000 (about 22,200,000 results)
• This form appears in Wikipedia's list of JLPT N2 vocabulary (see JLPT collections)
• iknow! Core 6000 rank: 4330 (see iKnow! collections)
• Wikipedia most common 20000 words rank: 7250
• This form appears in the 1998 'Ichimango goi bunruishuu' frequent word list by Senmon Kyouiku
• This form appears in the 24,000 words in the Mainichi Shimbun frequency analysis by Alexandre Girardi
• This form is in band 7 in the EDICT word frequency file (bands go from 1-48, where 1 is most common - each contains about 500 words)
しょどう
3
INFLECTIONS
• This form is used about 30% of the time
• Google Japan frequency rank: 48,000 (about 9,930,000 results)
• This form appears in the 1998 'Ichimango goi bunruishuu' frequent word list by Senmon Kyouiku
• This form appears in the 24,000 words in the Mainichi Shimbun frequency analysis by Alexandre Girardi
• This form is in band 7 in the EDICT word frequency file (bands go from 1-48, where 1 is most common - each contains about 500 words)
しょどう
書道
なら
のは
たの
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ショ   か to write   
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
ドウ   トウ   みち road   
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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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