児 means 'newborn babe'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 774   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-8    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 42    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 34 words   Used in 229 words   Used in 665 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   ジ   ニ
On    ゲイ
Kun      -こ   -っこ
⿱   () former   legs  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 児 is used 6 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 児 is used 212 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
ジ : 177 words FIND ALL
children; child; juvenile
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ニ : 15 words FIND ALL
young child; infant
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こ : 12 words FIND ALL
waist band
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こ (read as ご) : 8 words FIND ALL
Kagoshima prefecture (Kyushu)
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An additional 臼 less common words include 児 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 526 (originally: 697)  Joy o' Kanji : 697  Key to Kanji: 439 

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ジ   ニ    newborn babe   
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キュウ    former, old   
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
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