令 means 'order; command; good'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 728   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Challenge set: 3    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 41    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 32 words   Used in 229 words   Used in 227 names   Component in 14 kanji (5 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
Name    のり   りょう   れ
In the new era name
, 令 is interpreted as having the meaning 'auspicious', largely from its use in the word
(auspicious month).
The printed form and handwritten forms of 令 often look very different. The printed form usually looks like the combination , whereas the handwritten form is closer to .
⿱   assembly   seal  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 令 is used 7 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 令 is used 222 times, read 1 way (with 2 variations).
レイ : 206 words FIND ALL
1. order; command; decree; directive
2. (software) instruction; statement  (computer terminology)
れ: 2 words. FIND ALL
1. proclamation; official notice
2. touch; contact
(click the word to view an additional 2 forms)
りょう: 14 words. FIND ALL
administrative and civil code  (archaic)
Henshall: 633 (originally: 603)  Joy o' Kanji : 603  Key to Kanji: 1081 

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レイ    order   
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assembly, gathering   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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