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坂 means 'slope'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 586   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-4    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 38    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 7 words   Used in 24 words   Used in 3221 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ハン
Kun
   さか slope
Name    か   ざ
⿰   ground; earth   anti  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 坂 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 坂 is used 22 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
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ハン : 5 words FIND ALL
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climbing a slope (hill); ascending a hill
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ハン (read as ばん) : 2 words FIND ALL
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noun
Kanto region (incl. Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki and Chiba prefectures)  (see also: 関東地方)
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さか : 10 words FIND ALL
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noun
slope; hill
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さか (read as ざか) : 5 words FIND ALL
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noun
descent; downhill; decline; waning  (see also: 上り坂)
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Henshall: 394 (originally: 372)  Joy o' Kanji : 372  Key to Kanji: 382 

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ハン   さか slope   
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ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
ハン   ホン   タン    anti-   そらす to bend, to warp   そ to be warped, curved   
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