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General information for this kanji:

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 kun yomi:   ki.eru, ke.su
 SKIP Code  1-3-7
 Stroke Count:   10
 Radical:   85
 Frequency Of Use  332
 Grade:   Third Grade
 English Tags:   extinguish, blow out, turn off, neutralize, cancel
 External Link(s):   dartmouth.edu       Kanji-Quiz

This kanji appears in the following expressions:
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 Expression, Lesson Nr  Kanji-Writing  Translation
  keshigomu 3    eraser; India rubber
  kesu 18    to turn off power
  kieru 18    to go out; to vanish