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体 means 'body'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 55   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-2    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 6    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 140 words   Used in 1196 words   Used in 169 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   タイ   テイ
Kun
   からだ body
Kun    かたち
Name    なり
  
⿰   () man   book  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 体 is used 58 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 体 is used 1174 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
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タイ : 1127 words FIND ALL
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1. ...the heck (e.g. "what the heck?"); ...in the world (e.g. "why in the world?"); ...on earth (e.g. "who on earth?")  (before an interrogative, forms an emphatic question)
noun
2. one object; one body; unity
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テイ : 23 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. (outward) appearance
2. (proper) format (e.g. of an essay); form; style
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タイ (read as だい) : 1 word FIND ALL
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'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
to put on airs
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からだ : 22 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 身体
1. body  (see also: 身体; からだ is a gikun reading of 身体)
noun
2. torso; trunk
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かたち : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
one's appearance
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Henshall: 182 (originally: 165)  Joy o' Kanji : 165  Key to Kanji: 694 

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タイ   テイ   からだ body   
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ホン   book   もと origin   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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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ジン   ニン   ひと person   
stick   
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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