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則 means 'rule'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 973   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-12    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 46    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 4 words   Used in 213 words   Used in 589 names   Component in 7 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ソク
Kun    のっと to conform to, to be in accordance
Name    のり
⿰   shellfish   () sword  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 則 is used 6 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 則 is used 209 times, read 2 ways.
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noun
rules; regulations; conventions
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'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
to conform to; to be in accordance with; to follow (rule, tradition, example, etc.)
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Henshall: 764 (originally: 742)  Joy o' Kanji : 742  Key to Kanji: 674 

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ソク    rule   
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かい shellfish   
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katakana 'ha'; eight
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
トウ   かたな sword   
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