渋 (astringent) kanji
Astringent
This kanji has 11 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 8.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:astringent, hesitate, reluctant, have diarrhea
On reading:ジュウ、シュウ
jū, shū
Kun reading:しぶ、しぶ-い、しぶ-る
shibu, shibu-i, shibu-ru

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交通渋滞
こうつうじゅうたい
traffic congestion
渋々~
しぶしぶ
reluctantly, unwillingly ☆=いやいや
渋い紅茶
しぶいこうちゃ
bitter tea, over-stewed tea
外出を渋る
がいしゅつをしぶる
hesitant to go out
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