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休 means 'rest'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 811   JLPT: N5    Usefulness: 1    Study set: 1-4    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 5    Beginner lesson: 18   Begins 95 words   Used in 195 words   Used in 192 names   Component in 8 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   キュウ
Kun
   やす to rest   やすまる to be rested   やすめる to suspend (use etc.)
⿰   () man   tree  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 休 is used 27 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 休 is used 191 times, read 2 ways.
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun
holiday; day off
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やす : 43 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. rest; recess; respite
2. vacation; holiday; absence; suspension
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Henshall: 80 (originally: 13)  Joy o' Kanji : 13  Key to Kanji: 183 

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キュウ   やす to rest   やすまる to be rested   やすめる to suspend (use etc.)   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
stick   
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