備 means 'prepare'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 483   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 5    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 25    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 24 words   Used in 228 words   Used in 259 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   そなえる to prepare, to provide for   そなわる to be furnished with
Kun    つぶさ
Name    びっ   びん
In Chinese fonts, the left stroke of the character is further across, closer to 𠂇
⿰   () man  ⿱   () grass  ⿸   cliff   to use  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 備 is used 11 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 備 is used 226 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
ビ : 209 words FIND ALL
preparation; setup; arrangements; provision; reserve
そなえる : 13 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to furnish; to provide for; to equip; to install
2. to have ready; to prepare for
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つぶさ : 1 word FIND ALL
in detail; with great care; completely; again and again  (often written with kana only)
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びん: 3 words. FIND ALL
high-grade charcoal produced from ubame oak (Quercus phillyraeoides)  (see also: 備長炭; abbreviation)
Henshall: 795 (originally: 774)  Joy o' Kanji : 774  Key to Kanji: 893 

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ビ   そなえる to prepare, to provide for   そなわる to be furnished with   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
ヨウ   もちいる to use   
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