再 means 'again'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 459   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Challenge set: 1    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 37    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 263 words   Used in 316 words   Used in 37 names   Component in 6 kanji (4 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   サイ   サ
   ふたた again
Name    ふた
Lower element exists as rare kanji
⿱   one   red  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 再 is used 17 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 再 is used 313 times, read 3 ways.
サイ : 304 words FIND ALL
1. resuscitation; regeneration; restoration to life
2. reformation; rehabilitation
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サ : 3 words FIND ALL
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
year after next
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ふたた : 6 words FIND ALL
again; once more; a second time
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Henshall: 706 (originally: 679)  Joy o' Kanji : 679  Key to Kanji: 365 

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サイ   サ   ふたた again   
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