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住 means 'live'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 289   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-1    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 11    Beginner lesson: 19   Begins 87 words   Used in 199 words   Used in 1246 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ジュウ
Kun
   to live, to dwell   まう to live (concept)
On    ヂュウ   チュウ
Kun    -ずまい
Name    し   じゅ   すみ
⿰   () man   master  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 住 is used 16 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 住 is used 193 times, read 2 ways (with 6 variations).
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ジュウ : 161 words FIND ALL
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noun
address (e.g. of house); residence; domicile
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: 16 words FIND ALL
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'mu' godan verb, intransitive verb
to live (of humans); to reside; to inhabit; to dwell; to abide  (see also: 棲む)
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(read as すみ) : 5 words FIND ALL
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Sumitomo (company)
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(read as ず) : 3 words FIND ALL
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noun
living by oneself
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ずみ: 1 word. FIND ALL
noun
Kurozumi-kyo (sect of Shinto)
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noun
home, residential use  (computer terminology)
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ずま: 5 words. FIND ALL
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noun
one's (seated) posture
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すま: 1 word. FIND ALL
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Most common form: 住い
dwelling; house; residence; address
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Henshall: 325 (originally: 310)  Joy o' Kanji : 310  Key to Kanji: 493 

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ジュウ   す to live, to dwell   すまう to live (concept)   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
シュ   ス   master   ぬし landlord   おも main   
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オウ    king   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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