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側 means 'side'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 363   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-9    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 22    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 59 words   Used in 199 words   Used in 140 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ソク
Kun
   がわ side
Kun    かわ   そば
⿰   () man   rule  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 側 is used 17 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 側 is used 174 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
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ソク : 63 words FIND ALL
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noun
side; flank; aspect; dimension; profile; sidelight; lateral
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ソク (read as そっ) : 6 words FIND ALL
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noun
close associate; close aide; brains-truster
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がわ : 87 words FIND ALL
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inside; interior; inner part  (opposite: 外側)
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そば : 16 words FIND ALL
noun
near; immediately  (often written with kana only)
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かわ : 2 words FIND ALL
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noun
upper side; surface
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Henshall: 562 (originally: 535)  Joy o' Kanji : 535  Key to Kanji: 673 

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ソク   がわ side   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
ソク    rule   
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かい shellfish   
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katakana 'ha'; eight
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
トウ   かたな sword   
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