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三 means 'three'

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Strokes : 3    Frequency: 30   JLPT: N5    Usefulness: 1    Study set: 1-2    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 2    Beginner lesson: 6   Begins 606 words   Used in 827 words   Used in 9492 names   Component in 71 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 24 times, read 3 ways. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 三 is used 769 times, read 4 ways (with 4 variations). 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
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サン : 658 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: さん
numeric
1. three  (参 is used in legal documents)
prefix
2. tri-
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サン (read as ざん) : 13 words FIND ALL
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
New Year's period (January 1st to 3rd)
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み : 61 words FIND ALL
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noun
new moon; crescent moon
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(read as みつ) : 17 words FIND ALL
2
noun
Mitsubishi (company)
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みっ : 15 words FIND ALL
3
numeric
three
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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
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さぶ: 1 word. FIND ALL
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noun
1. third son  (see also: 三男)
2. Occella iburia (species of poacher)  (often written with kana only)
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
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noun
shamisen; samisen; three-stringed Japanese lute
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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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