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例 means 'example'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 490   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-12    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 25    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 44 words   Used in 150 words   Used in 21 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   レイ
Kun
   たとえる to illustrate, to compare   たとえば for example
⿰   () man   row  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 例 is used 16 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 例 is used 148 times, read 2 ways.
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exception
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for example; for instance; e.g.
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Henshall: 635 (originally: 605)  Joy o' Kanji : 605  Key to Kanji: 1082 

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レイ   example   たとえる to illustrate, to compare   たとえば for example   
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レツ    row   
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トウ   かたな sword   
death
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セキ   ゆう night   
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katakana 'ta'
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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