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低 means 'low'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 619   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-5    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 39    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 150 words   Used in 213 words   Used in 14 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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   テイ
Kun
   ひく low   ひくめる to lower   ひくまる to be lowered
⿰   () man   first family  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 低 is used 6 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 低 is used 211 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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テイ : 193 words FIND ALL
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1. least; lowest; worst
2. nasty; disgusting; horrible; yuck!
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ひく : 17 words FIND ALL
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1. low (rank, degree, value, content, quality, etc.)  (opposite: 高い)
2. low (position); close to the ground
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ひく (read as びく) : 1 word FIND ALL
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hollow; concave
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Henshall: 575 (originally: 548)  Joy o' Kanji : 548  Key to Kanji: 763 

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テイ   ひく low   ひくめる to lower   ひくまる to be lowered   
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first family
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
シ    family; Mr / Mrs   うじ family name   
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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