申 means 'say'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 489   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-12    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 25    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 75 words   Used in 137 words   Used in 121 names   Component in 25 kanji (6 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   もう to say
Kun    もうし-   さる year of the monkey
Also serves as the ninth sign of the (Chinese Zodiac).
⿻   sun; day   stick  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 申 is used 7 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 申 is used 123 times, read 3 ways.
シン : 58 words FIND ALL
application; request; petition
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さる : 5 words FIND ALL
ninth sign of Chinese zodiac (The Monkey, 3pm-5pm, west-southwest, July)
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もう : 60 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 申上げる
ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to say; to tell; to state; to express; to offer; to extend (greetings, congratulations, etc.)  (humble)
auxiliary verb
2. to do  (humble)
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An additional 甲 less common words include 申 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 338 (originally: 322)  Joy o' Kanji : 322  Key to Kanji: 568 

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シン   もう to say   
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
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