丁 means 'block'

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Strokes : 2    Frequency: 971   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-9    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 50 words   Used in 124 words   Used in 673 names   Component in 224 kanji (42 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   チョウ   テイ
On    チン   トウ   チ
Kun    ひのと street, ward, town, counter for guns, tools, leaves or cakes of something, even number, 4th calendar sign
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 丁 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 丁 is used 107 times, read 4 ways.
チョウ : 62 words FIND ALL
1. kitchen knife; carving knife
2. cooking; food  (archaic)
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テイ : 41 words FIND ALL
1. polite; courteous; civil
2. careful; close; thorough; conscientious
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チン : 1 word FIND ALL
Ateji (phonetic) reading; rarely-used kanji form
tincture of iodine  (often written with kana only; originally from German 'Jodtinktur')
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ひのと : 3 words FIND ALL
44th of the sexagenary cycle  (see also: 干支)
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An additional 17 less common words include 丁 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 367 (originally: 346)  Joy o' Kanji : 346  Key to Kanji: 745 

Cascading kanji view

チョウ   テイ    a (city) block; counter for long/narrow things, blocks of tofu   
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