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制 means 'system'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 229   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-18    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 18    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 111 words   Used in 696 words   Used in 147 names   Component in 5 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   セイ
Left side does not exist as an independent character. Original form looked like on top of .
⿰  ⿻  𠂉 () man   market   () sword  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 制 is used 22 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 制 is used 687 times, read 1 way.
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system; institution; organization; organisation
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Henshall: 744 (originally: 722)  Joy o' Kanji : 722  Key to Kanji: 590 

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セイ    system; regulations   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
シ   いち market   
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キン   turban; cloth
lid
トウ   かたな sword   
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