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丈 means 'stature'

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Strokes : 3    Frequency: 1001   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Challenge set: 5    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 8 words   Used in 56 words   Used in 435 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ジョウ
Kun
   たけ stature, length
Kun    だけ
Name    とも   ますら
Could also read as one () crossed sword ()
The simple-looking 丈 is a "coatrack" on which scads of meanings hang. Our kanji lies at the heart of (okay), in terms conveying strength, and in several adverbs. Moreover, 丈 plays a key role in measurements of height (e.g., of people) and length (especially of clothes). Thanks to the last meaning, 丈 is in the name of an island famous for silks, drumming, and unreal beauty.
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 丈
𠂇 () ten   stretch  
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 genius  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 丈 is used 3 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 丈 is used 55 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
ジョウ : 27 words FIND ALL
1. safe; all right; alright; OK; okay; sure
2. certainly; surely; undoubtedly
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たけ : 21 words FIND ALL
noun
1. height; stature
2. length (esp. of clothing)
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たけ (read as だけ) : 6 words FIND ALL
particle
1. only; just; merely; simply; no more than; nothing but; alone  (see also: しか; often written with kana only)
2. as (e.g. as soon as, as much as)  (often written with kana only)
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4
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ますら: 1 word. FIND ALL
hero; manly person; warrior  (sometimes じょうぶ)
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Henshall: 1415  Joy o' Kanji : 1415  Key to Kanji: 548 

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ジョウ   たけ stature, length   
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ten   じゅう    じつ    と    とう    
stretch
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