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塁 means 'base (in baseball)'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 1911   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-35    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 6 words   Used in 39 words   Used in 9 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ルイ
On    ライ   スイ
Kun    とりで bases, fort, rampart, walls, base(ball)
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⿳   rice field   () water   ground; earth  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 塁 is used 3 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 塁 is used 38 times, read 2 ways.
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noun
home run  (baseball term)
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Most common form:
noun
fort; fortress; stronghold; fortification
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An additional 1 less common words include 塁 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1918  Joy o' Kanji : 1918  Key to Kanji:

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ルイ    base (in baseball), parapet   
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スイ   みず water   
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
デン   た rice field   
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