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凡 means 'simple'

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Strokes : 3    Frequency: 1779   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-31    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 39 words   Used in 50 words   Used in 83 names   Component in 16 kanji (4 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ハン   ボン
Kun
   simple, mediocre
Kun    およ   おうよ   すべ
Name    なみ   ひろ   みな
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This cute kanji has a wounding message: you’re not nearly good enough! The essay is about nobodies. Find out how to say, “I saw at a glance that he was an ordinary man,” “I’m not a genius, just a mediocre person,” and “The professor’s idea is far beyond ordinary people’s imagination.” Also learn to talk about stupid mistakes and see why 凡 has a connection to baseball!
⿵   table   dot  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 凡 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 凡 is used 48 times, read 4 ways.
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common; commonplace; ordinary; mediocre
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noun
1. introductory remarks; explanatory notes
2. legend (on maps, drawings, etc.)  (see also: キャプション)
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およ : 2 words FIND ALL
rough estimation
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すべ : 2 words FIND ALL
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1. everything; all; the whole  (often written with kana only)
2. entirely; completely; wholly; all  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 1827  Joy o' Kanji : 1827  Key to Kanji: 980 

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ハン   ボン    simple, mediocre   
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キ    table   
dot   
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