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furthermore; to renew; change; grow late; brand-new; night watch
Kanji 1248

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See how the four Joyo yomi of 更 will take you in very different directions. With ふ•ける and ふ•かす, you can stay up late. With さら, you can talk about what’s new. By adding hiragana to さら, you produce adverbs, such as one for “furthermore.” Finally, コウ means “change” in terms for “renewal,” “revision,” and “rehabilitation.” As a bonus, learn what it means to change clothes in Japan!

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JOYO ON-YOMI
コウ
JOYO KUN-YOMI
さら, ふ-ける, ふ-かす
STROKES7
RADICAL日 (72: sun)
JLPTN2
HALPERN2205/2967
HENSHALL1248/1323
SPAHN0a7.12