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台 means 'pedestal' or 'platform'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 354   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-7    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 12    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 75 words   Used in 304 words   Used in 2400 names   Component in 33 kanji (5 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   ダイ   タイ
Kun    うてな   われ   つかさ
⿱   () private   mouth  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 台 is used 17 times, read 2 ways. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 台 is used 280 times, read 3 ways. 2 words use a non-standard reading.
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ダイ : 199 words FIND ALL
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1. kitchen
noun
2. financial situation
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タイ : 78 words FIND ALL
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noun
typhoon; hurricane
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うてな : 1 word FIND ALL
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noun
1. tower
2. stand; pedestal
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Part of a non-standard reading: 2 words. FIND ALL
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Most common form: せりふ
noun
speech; words; one's lines; remarks  (often written with kana only)
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An additional 25 less common words include 台 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 183 (originally: 166)  Joy o' Kanji : 166  Key to Kanji: 704 

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ダイ   タイ    pedestal   
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ム   private
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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