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司 means 'administer'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 559   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-3    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 47 words   Used in 125 words   Used in 2083 names   Component in 10 kanji (4 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   シ
Kun    つかさど to administer, conduct
Name    つ   つか   つかさ
⿴   good; possible   one  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 司 is used 6 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 司 is used 114 times, read 2 ways (with 3 variations).
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noun
superior authorities; boss  (see also: 部下, 目上)
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シ (read as じ) : 6 words FIND ALL
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noun
chief priest  (Shinto term)
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つかさど : 2 words FIND ALL
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'ru' godan verb, transitive verb
to rule; to govern; to administer
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づかさ: 1 word. FIND ALL
noun
ruler of a synagogue
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つかさ: 1 word. FIND ALL
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Most common form:
noun
1. office; official  (usu. 官,司,寮; archaic)
2. chief; head  (usu. 首,長)
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Henshall: 524 (originally: 497)  Joy o' Kanji : 497  Key to Kanji: 406 

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シ    administer   
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カ    good, possible, approval   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
hook
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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