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兵 means 'soldier'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 171   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-1    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 35    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 90 words   Used in 310 words   Used in 802 names   Component in 5 kanji (1 Jōyō)
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   ヘイ   ヒョウ
Kun    つわもの soldier, private, troops, army, warfare, strategy, tactics
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⿱   axe   table  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 兵 is used 8 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 兵 is used 295 times, read 3 ways (with 5 variations).
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ヘイ : 243 words FIND ALL
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noun
soldier
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ヘイ (read as ぺい) : 27 words FIND ALL
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noun
militia; militiaman
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ヒョウ : 14 words FIND ALL
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noun
(army) provisions; food
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ヒョウ (read as びょう) : 4 words FIND ALL
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noun
armed forces; battle troops
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ヒョウ (read as ぴょう) : 1 word FIND ALL
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nine cuts mudra (mudra: hand posture which forms a part of Hindu prayer); exorcism-purification spell  (Buddhist term)
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つわもの : 3 words FIND ALL
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great warrior
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ぺ: 1 word. FIND ALL
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noun
hick; country bumpkin; yokel  (derogatory)
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へ: 2 words. FIND ALL
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noun
waist band
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Henshall: 606 (originally: 578)  Joy o' Kanji : 578  Key to Kanji: 938 

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ヘイ   ヒョウ    soldier   
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キン   axe
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カ   ゲ   した below, under   くだ to descend   さげる to lower, to reduce   
cliff
table
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