借 means 'borrow'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 964   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Challenge set: 8    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 15    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 82 words   Used in 137 words   Used in 18 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   りる to borrow
⿰   () man   ancient; old  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 借 is used 8 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
Across all words in Japanese, 借 is used 124 times, read 2 ways (with 4 variations).
シャク : 41 words FIND ALL
borrowing; loan
シャク (read as しゃっ) : 19 words FIND ALL
debt; loan; liabilities
シャク (read as じゃく) : 1 word FIND ALL
1. renting a house in the same block of houses as somebody else  (see also: 相店)
2. person who rents a house in the same block of houses as oneself  (see also: 相店)
りる : 51 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to borrow; to have a loan
2. to rent; to hire
りる (read as が) : 11 words FIND ALL
advance (in pay); loan
りる (read as かり) : 1 word FIND ALL
loan; loan payable; debt
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Henshall: 530 (originally: 502)  Joy o' Kanji : 502  Key to Kanji: 466 

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シャク   かりる to borrow   
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セキ   シャク   ancient; old   むかし ancient   
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
キョウ   とも together   
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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