余 means 'surplus; left over; extra'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 658   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 6    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 29    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 125 words   Used in 181 words   Used in 355 names   Component in 9 kanji (6 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   あま to leave over   あま to be left over
Kun    あま   あんま
Name    あまる
⿱  𠆢 () man  ⿻   from   () katakana 'ha'; eight  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 余 is used 7 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 余 is used 163 times, read 2 ways.
ヨ : 135 words FIND ALL
1. surplus; margin; leeway; room; time; allowance; flexibility; scope; rope
2. composure; placidity; complacency; calm
あま : 28 words FIND ALL
'na' adjective, adverb, 'no' adjective, noun, noun (suffix)
1. remainder; rest; balance; remains; scraps; residue; remnant  (often written with kana only)
2. not very (with negative sentence); not much  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 820 (originally: 800)  Joy o' Kanji : 800  Key to Kanji: 1032 

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ヨ   surplus; left over; extra   あま to leave over   あま to be left over   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
ウ    from   
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ニ   ふた    ふた two   
ハチ   katakana 'ha'; eight   や    よう eight   
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