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伝 means 'tell'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 237   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-5    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 19    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 126 words   Used in 428 words   Used in 352 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   デン
Kun
   つたえる to tell, transmit   つたわる to be handed down   つた to go along
On    テン
Kun    つだ   -づた   つて
Name    つたえ
   传 (Chinese)  
⿰   () man   say  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 伝 is used 29 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 伝 is used 420 times, read 5 ways (with 2 variations).
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デン : 370 words FIND ALL
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tradition; convention
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テン : 5 words FIND ALL
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noun
post horse
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つて : 3 words FIND ALL
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noun
intermediary; influence; good offices; connections; someone to trust; go-between; pull
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つたえる : 21 words FIND ALL
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ichidan verb, transitive verb
to convey; to report; to transmit; to communicate; to tell; to impart; to propagate; to teach; to bequeath
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つたえる (read as づた) : 12 words FIND ALL
noun (suffix), adverb
along (wall, coast, river, etc.); following
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つだ : 7 words FIND ALL
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'u' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to help; to assist; to aid
2. to contribute to; to be a factor in
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つて (read as づて) : 2 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 言づて
noun
(oral) message; declaration; hearsay; rumour; rumor
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Henshall: 580 (originally: 553)  Joy o' Kanji : 553  Key to Kanji: 782 

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デン   つたえる to tell, transmit   つたわる to be handed down   つた to go along   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
ウン    say   
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ニ   ふた    ふた two   
ム   private
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