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人 means 'man'

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Strokes : 2    Radical number: 9    Frequency: 1   JLPT: N5    Usefulness: 1    Challenge set: 1    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 1    Beginner lesson: 1   Begins 700 words   Used in 2354 words   Used in 2040 names   Component in 3003 kanji (408 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   ジン   ニン
Kun
   ひと man
Kun    -り   -と
Name    じ   と   ね   ひこ   ふみ
⼈ (Chinese)   𠆢      𠂉  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 人 is used 135 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation). 5 words use a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 人 is used 2220 times, read 5 ways (with 3 variations). 8 words use a non-standard reading.
ジン : 1205 words FIND ALL
noun
(human) life (i.e. conception to death)
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ニン : 592 words FIND ALL
popularity; popular feeling; business conditions
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ひと : 282 words FIND ALL
noun
1. man; person
2. human being; mankind; people
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ひと (read as びと) : 64 words FIND ALL
noun
lover; sweetheart
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-り (read as り) : 61 words FIND ALL
noun
a single life; a solitary life; living alone
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-と (read as と) : 6 words FIND ALL
noun
helper; supporter; second; backer  (colloquialism)
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-と (read as ど) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
1. keeper of imperial archives
2. worker skilled in the brewing of sake or soy sauce
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ひと (read as ぴと) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
everyone; all; nobody (with negative verb)
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Part of a non-standard reading: 8 words. FIND ALL
noun
1. one person  (esp. 一人)
2. alone; unmarried; solitary  (esp. 独り; this meaning is restricted to reading ひとり)
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Henshall: 39 (originally: 39)  Joy o' Kanji : 39  Key to Kanji: 577 

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