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変 means 'unusual'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 155   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-3    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 17    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 196 words   Used in 619 words   Used in 160 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ヘン
Kun
   える to alter, change   わる to change
Kun   わり
变 (Chinese)     
⿱   again; also   go  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 変 is used 16 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 変 is used 596 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
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ヘン : 514 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: へん
1. strange; odd; peculiar; weird; curious; queer; eccentric; funny; suspicious; fishy
2. unexpected
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ヘン (read as ぺん) : 17 words FIND ALL
0
complete change; about-face
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える : 56 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 変る
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to change; to be transformed; to be altered; to vary
2. to move to
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える (read as が) : 9 words FIND ALL
3
changing completely
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Henshall: 609 (originally: 581)  Joy o' Kanji : 581  Key to Kanji: 945 

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ヘン   unusual   かえる to alter, change   かわる to change   
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また again; also   
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