坪 means 'tsubo'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1833   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-33    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 5 words   Used in 20 words   Used in 643 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   つぼ a tsubo (area covering two tatami)
On    ヘイ
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Discover an efficient way to convey the size of living spaces and land. Find out what these statements mean: “This house has 40 tsubo of floor space” or “The family owned a 60,000-tsubo plot of land.” Learn to say, “Land in this area is valued at 1,138,000 yen per tsubo” and “I asked what the land price was per tsubo.” Also find out about tucked-away
gardens in Kyoto courtyards.
⿰   ground; earth   flat  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 坪 is used 3 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 坪 is used 16 times, read 2 ways.
ヘイ (read as ぺい) : 1 word FIND ALL
Most common form: 建ぺい率
building-to-land ratio; building coverage ratio; land coverage; site coverage
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つぼ : 15 words FIND ALL
unit of land measurement; 3.95 square yards; 3.31 square meters
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An additional 1 less common words include 坪 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1609  Joy o' Kanji : 1609  Key to Kanji:

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つぼ a tsubo (area covering two tatami)   
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ヘイ   ビョウ   たい flat   ひら ordinary; flat   
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カン   dry; drying frame   ひ to get dry   ほ to dry (something), to air   
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ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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