史 means 'history'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 362   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-1    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 36    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 43 words   Used in 172 words   Used in 1648 names   Component in 4 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
Name    あきら   あや   お   こ   ちか   とし   なか   のぶ   ひさ   ひと   ふみ
⿻   middle   crossed swords  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 史 is used 5 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 史 is used 171 times, read 1 way.
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An additional 更 less common words include 史 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 523 (originally: 496)  Joy o' Kanji : 496  Key to Kanji: 407 

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シ    history   
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crossed swords
チュウ   ジュウ   なか middle   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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