交 means 'mix; mixed'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 305   JLPT: N3    Ring: 4    Set: 3    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 21    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 210 words   Used in 551 words   Used in 110 names   Component in 7 kanji (5 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   ざる   じる to be mixed together   まじえる to mix, intersperse   まじわる to intersect   わす to exchange
Kun   ぜる   -か   こもごも
Name    かた
⿱   six   father  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 交 is used 21 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 交 is used 533 times, read 6 ways (with 1 variation).
コウ : 468 words FIND ALL
traffic; transportation; communication; exchange (of ideas, etc.); intercourse
こもごも : 1 word FIND ALL
alternately; in succession  (often written with kana only)
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ざる : 27 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, transitive verb
to mix; to stir; to blend
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わす : 21 words FIND ALL
'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to exchange (messages, greetings, arguments, etc.)
2. to intersect; to cross; to interlace
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まじえる : 13 words FIND ALL
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to cross; to intersect; to join; to meet
2. to associate with; to mingle with; to consort with
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わす (read as が) : 2 words FIND ALL
wings; pinion
じる (read as まじり) : 1 word FIND ALL
mixing with; being mixed
Henshall: 128 (originally: 115)  Joy o' Kanji : 115  Key to Kanji: 309 

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コウ   mix; mixed   まざる    まじる to be mixed together   まじえる to mix, intersperse   まじわる to intersect   かわす to exchange   
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ロク   むっ six   む    むい    む    
フ   ちち father   
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ハチ   katakana 'ha'; eight   や    よう eight   
crossed swords
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