副 means 'assistant'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 1138   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-15    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 49    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 105 words   Used in 116 words   Used in 98 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Name    そい   そえ
⿰   fill   () sword  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 副 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 副 is used 109 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
フク : 108 words FIND ALL
reaction; secondary effect; side effect
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ぞえ: 1 word. FIND ALL
Most common form: 介添
helper; assistant; second
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An additional 7 less common words include 副 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 604 (originally: 576)  Joy o' Kanji : 576  Key to Kanji: 924 

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フク    assistant   
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フク    fill   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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デン   た rice field   
トウ   かたな sword   
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