陰 is also the kanji used for naughty bits.
Right now this town is full of decapitated cows, lurking IN the shadows.
shadow, both literally , and more likely, metaphorically. If someone is operating shady deals from the shadows, you use this kanji.
|xxx の お陰で
thanks to XXX ★★★☆☆ 1/2 KANA
thanks to XXX (despite 陰 being the 'bad shadow' kanji, お陰で is not only used with bad things. You can say, thanks to you, I have mastered the techniques of Double Dutch, and it would be fine.)
gloomy or dark atmosphere
sex organs (no stars- people usually say 性器 せいき!)
clitoris - not a word you'd use in most conversations, but I'm including it anyway because the literal translation is so irresistable: hidden nucleus! How boss is that?
That part of TOWN is shady so don't go there.
Your HAIR casts a shadow on your face.