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双 means 'pair'

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Strokes : 4    Frequency: 1240   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-17    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 50    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 91 words   Used in 127 words   Used in 245 names   Component in 21 kanji (1 Jōyō)
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   ソウ
Kun
   ふた pair
Kun    たぐい   ならぶ   ふたつ
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This photo-studded essay will have you seeing double! You'll learn which items in Japan are countable in pairs. On the flip side, you'll also see which sorts of entities have been deemed "peerless" (that is, not a pair). One expresses that idea with a negated form of 双. You'll encounter words for "twin" and "mutual," as well as sentences such as this: "He is as great a poet as ever lived."
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 双 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 双 is used 114 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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ソウ : 102 words FIND ALL
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'no' adjective, adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun
two way; both parties; mutual; both
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ソウ (read as ぞう) : 3 words FIND ALL
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noun
picture book
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ふた : 9 words FIND ALL
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noun
twins; twin
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