侍 means 'samurai'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1190   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-14    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 28 words   Used in 46 words   Used in 77 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   さむらい samurai
Kun    はべ
Name    かみ
⿰   () man   temple  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 侍 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 侍 is used 43 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
ジ : 25 words FIND ALL
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シ : 1 word FIND ALL
maid of honor; maid of honour
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さむらい : 6 words FIND ALL
Most common form:
1. warrior (esp. of military retainers of daimyos in the Edo period); samurai
2. man in attendance (on a person of high standing); retainer  (archaic; this meaning is restricted to reading さぶらい)
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さむらい (read as ざむらい) : 8 words FIND ALL
provincial samurai
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はべ : 3 words FIND ALL
to wait upon; to serve  (see also: 侍る; regional dialect: Kansai-ben)
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An additional 3 less common words include 侍 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1326  Joy o' Kanji : 1326  Key to Kanji:

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ジ   さむらい samurai   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
ジ   temple   てら Buddhist temple   
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スン   inch
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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