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並 means 'lined up'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 675   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-6    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 40    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 62 words   Used in 118 words   Used in 358 names   Component in 6 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ヘイ
Kun
   なら to be lined up, to queue   ならべる to line up    ordinary; the level of   ならびに as well as
On    ホウ
Name    なび
        
Originally formed as , which also exists as a rare kanji,
Various forms exist; in mnemonics, for we use 'almost lined up'; for we use 'almost lined up one time'
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 並 is used 10 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 並 is used 113 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
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ヘイ : 30 words FIND ALL
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1. (going) side-by-side; abreast  (this meaning is restricted to form 並行, 併行)
2. concurrent; occurring together; at the same time
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なら : 38 words FIND ALL
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'bu' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to line up; to stand in a line
2. to rival; to match; to equal
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noun
pace; step
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(read as なみ) : 19 words FIND ALL
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roadside tree; row of trees
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Henshall: 977 (originally: 1775)  Joy o' Kanji : 1775  Key to Kanji: 940 

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ヘイ   lined up   なら to be lined up, to queue   ならべる to line up   な ordinary; the level of   ならびに as well as   
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リツ   リュウ   た to stand   たてる to build   
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