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English: shrink contract shrivel wrinkle reduce On-Yomi: シュク Kun-Yomi: ちぢ.む ちぢ.まる ちぢ.める ちぢ.れる ちぢ.らす
Bushu (Radical) Info: 糸 (いと) – thread
Henshall Mnemonic: reduced to threadbare lodgings
Levels: JLPT N1 | JLPT 1 (old) | Grade 6 Frequency: #909 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers Common Words and/or Phrases Using this Kanji: Click any individual kanji to view a similar information sheet for it. Click [K] to look up the word's individual character(s) at WWWJDIC. Click [D] to look up the word at WWWJDIC (definition is the same but other useful features exist).
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JLPT N2 Words 圧 縮 [あっしゅく] (n,vs) compression; condensation; pressure [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 恐 縮 [きょうしゅく] (exp,n) shame; very kind of you; sorry to trouble [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 縮む [ちぢむ] (v5m) to shrink; to be contracted [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 縮める [ちぢめる] (v1) to shorten; to reduce; to boil down; to shrink [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 縮れる [ちぢれる] (v1) to be wavy; to be curled [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 縮 小 [しゅくしょう] (n,vs) reduction; curtailment [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] JLPT N1 Words 縮まる [ちぢまる] (v5r) to be shortened; to be contracted; to shrink [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 短 縮 [たんしゅく] (n,vs) shortening; abbreviation; reduction [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT 委 縮 [いしゅく] (adj-na,n) withering; atrophy; contraction; dwarf [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 凝 縮 [ぎょうしゅく] (n) condensation [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 緊 縮 [きんしゅく] (n) shrinkage; contraction; economy; retrenchment [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 軍 縮 [ぐんしゅく] (n) disarmament; limitation of arms [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 収 縮 [しゅうしゅく] (n) deflation; contraction; shrinking; constriction [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 縮み [ちぢみ] (n) shrinkage; cotton crepe [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 縮 尺 [しゅくしゃく] (n,vs) reduced scale [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 縮 図 [しゅくず] (n) reduced drawing; miniature copy [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 伸 縮 [しんしゅく] (n) expansion and contraction; elasticity; flexibility [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 濃 縮 [のうしゅく] (n) concentrated [ K] [ D] [ Jisho]