及 means 'amount to'

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Strokes : 3    Frequency: 762   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-5    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 15 words   Used in 89 words   Used in 95 names   Component in 18 kanji (3 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   およ to amount to, reach   およぼす to exert   およ and, as well as
Name    おい   の
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Learn to talk about exerting influence, as in "Your advice will affect them," "Little did I dream of doing you any harm," and "Hosting the Olympics had various ripple effects." This includes the spread of TV and smartphones. Also discuss what is out of reach: "The problem was beyond my reach," "I can't hold a candle to Susan," and "Nature is beyond human control." Discover the nuance of the conjunction 及び via several signs.
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 及 is used 6 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 及 is used 71 times, read 2 ways.
キュウ : 26 words FIND ALL
diffusion; spread; popularization; promulgation; familiarization
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およ : 45 words FIND ALL
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'bu' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to reach; to amount to; to befall; to happen to; to extend; to go on (for, until)
2. to be up to the task; to come up to
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An additional およ.ぼす less common words include 及 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1148  Joy o' Kanji : 1148  Key to Kanji: 184 

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キュウ   およ to amount to, reach   およぼす to exert   およ and, as well as   
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ジン   ニン   ひと person   
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