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千 means '1000' or 'thousand'

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Strokes : 3    Frequency: 307   JLPT: N5    Usefulness: 1    Study set: 1-4    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 4    Beginner lesson: 16   Begins 150 words   Used in 263 words   Used in 4057 names   Component in 57 kanji (8 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   セン
Kun
   1000
Name    かず   ゆき
⿱   () katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from   ten  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 千 is used 15 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 千 is used 250 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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セン : 180 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: せん
numeric
1,000; thousand  (阡 and 仟 are used in legal documents)
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セン (read as ぜん) : 5 words FIND ALL
3
noun
1. 3000
2. many
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ち : 65 words FIND ALL
3
noun
flocking plovers; flock of plovers
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An additional 14 less common words include 千 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 12 (originally: 47)  Joy o' Kanji : 47  Key to Kanji: 629 

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セン   1000; thousand   ち 1000   
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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