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声 means 'voice'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 145   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-3    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 16    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 58 words   Used in 276 words   Used in 98 names   Component in 5 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   セイ   ショウ
Kun
   こえ voice   こわ- voice
  
Lower component exists as a kanji, 𠃜, not visible on most systems. It is considered a variant of .
⿱   samurai  ⿻   stick   corpse  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 声 is used 14 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 声 is used 272 times, read 4 ways (with 2 variations).
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セイ : 156 words FIND ALL
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noun
voice; (the concept of) sound
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ショウ : 8 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. sabdavidya (ancient Indian linguistic and grammatical studies)  (see also: 五明)
2. chanting of Buddhist hymns (usu. in Sanskrit or Chinese)  (Buddhist term)
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ショウ (read as じょう) : 6 words FIND ALL
3
noun
very loud voice
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こえ : 49 words FIND ALL
1
noun
voice
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こえ (read as ごえ) : 51 words FIND ALL
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noun
singing voice; (sound of) singing
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こわ- (read as こわ) : 2 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. tone of voice  (see also: 口調)
2. mimicry; imitative voice
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Henshall: 170 (originally: 153)  Joy o' Kanji : 153  Key to Kanji: 605 

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セイ   ショウ   こえ voice   こわ- voice   
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シ   samurai
stick   
corpse
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