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三 means 'three'

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Strokes : 3    Frequency: 30   JLPT: N5    Ring: 2    Set: 2    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 2    Beginner lesson: 6   Begins 599 words   Used in 823 words   Used in 9492 names   Component in 23 kanji (15 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   サン
Kun
     みっ three
Name
   ざぶ   ぞう
On    ゾウ
Kun   
Name    か   さ   さい   さえ   さぶ   ざ   ざえ   そう   ぞ   ただ   みつ   みん   も   や
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 三 is used 27 times, read 3 ways. 1 words use a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 三 is used 769 times, read 4 ways (with 4 variations). 1 words use a non-standard reading.
サン : 656 words FIND ALL
numeric
1. three  (参 is used in legal documents)
prefix
2. tri-
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5
1
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サン (read as ざん) : 14 words FIND ALL
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
New Year's period (January 1st to 3rd)
9
TEST
み : 62 words FIND ALL
noun
new moon; crescent moon
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2
5
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(read as みつ) : 17 words FIND ALL
Mitsubishi (company)
8
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みっ : 15 words FIND ALL
numeric
three
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5
1
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そう: 1 word. FIND ALL
noun
the Big Dipper; the Plough; the Plow  (see also: 北斗七星; astronomy, etc. term; archaic)
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さ: 2 words. FIND ALL
noun
three-stringed guitar
9
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さぶ: 1 word. FIND ALL
noun
1. third son  (see also: 三男)
2. Occella iburia (species of poacher)  (often written with kana only)
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8
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
noun
shamisen; samisen; three-stringed Japanese lute
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1
5
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Henshall: 3 (originally: 23)  Joy o' Kanji : 23  Key to Kanji: 394 

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サン   み    みっ three   
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