共 means 'together'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 318   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-8    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 21    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 295 words   Used in 457 words   Used in 373 names   Component in 126 kanji (23 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   とも together
Kun    とも   -ども
⿳   () grass   one   () katakana 'ha'; eight  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 共 is used 17 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 共 is used 450 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
キョウ : 402 words FIND ALL
1. commonness; community
2. to be common; to be shared
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とも : 39 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: ともに
1. together; jointly  (often written with kana only)
2. at the same time; with; as ...; including; along with  (often as ...とともに; often written with kana only)
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とも (read as ども) : 9 words FIND ALL
Most common form: 私ども
1. we; us  (humble)
2. I; me; my store (business, etc.)
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An additional 7 less common words include 共 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 484 (originally: 460)  Joy o' Kanji : 460  Key to Kanji: 208 

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キョウ   とも together   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
katakana 'ha'; eight
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