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Kanji Information Sheet for 汚 ( PDF version )
Bushu (Radical) Info: 水 (みず) – water
Levels: JLPT N2 | JLPT 2 (old) | Grade 8
Frequency: #908 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers
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JLPT N5 Words
- 汚い [きたない]
(adj) dirty; unclean; filthy [K] [D] [Jisho]
JLPT N4 Words
- 汚れる [よごれる]
(v1) to get dirty; to become dirty [K] [D] [Jisho]
JLPT N3 Words
- 汚染 [おせん]
(n) pollution; contamination [K] [D] [Jisho]
JLPT N2 Words
- 汚す [よごす]
(v5s) (1) to disgrace; to dishonour; (2) to pollute; to contaminate; to soil; to make dirty; to stain [K] [D] [Jisho]
JLPT N1 Words
- 汚れ [よごれ]
(n) dirt; filth [K] [D] [Jisho]
Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT
- 汚職 [おしょく]
(n) corruption [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 汚水 [おすい]
(n) filthy water; sewage [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 汚濁 [おだく]
(n,vs) dirty; polluted; corruption; graft [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 汚点 [おてん]
(n) stain; blot; flaw; disgrace [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 汚物 [おぶつ]
(n) dirt; dust; garbage [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 汚名 [おめい]
(n) stigma; dishonour; infamy [K] [D] [Jisho]