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天 means 'heaven'

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Strokes : 4    Frequency: 159   JLPT: N5    Usefulness: 1    Challenge set: 3    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 4    Beginner lesson: 8   Begins 511 words   Used in 804 words   Used in 2587 names   Component in 22 kanji (9 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   テン
Kun
   あめ   あま- heaven
Kun    あまつ
Name    あき   あも   た   たかし   て   なま
⿱   one   big  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 天 is used 36 times, read 2 ways. 2 words use a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 天 is used 727 times, read 3 ways (with 3 variations). 2 words use a non-standard reading.
テン : 701 words FIND ALL
noun
1. weather; the elements  (see also: お天気, 気象)
2. fair weather; fine weather
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テン (read as でん) : 2 words FIND ALL
noun
short-lived rule; being in power only for a brief period; brief championship  (yojijukugo)
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あめ : 2 words FIND ALL
noun or verb acting prenominally
heavenly; celestial; divine
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あま- (read as あま) : 16 words FIND ALL
1. retiring high-ranking government officials taking a lucrative job in a private or semi-private corporation
2. command (from superior to inferior, government to private sector, etc.); order; imposition
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て: 3 words. FIND ALL
noun
1. Portuguese Jesuits (in Japan in the 16th century)  (originally from Portuguese 'padre')
2. Christianity; Christian
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あっ: 1 word. FIND ALL
1. splendid; praiseworthy; admirable; brilliant  (often written with kana only)
interjection (kandoushi)
2. well done!; bravo!  (often written with kana only)
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Part of a non-standard reading: 2 words. FIND ALL
noun
Emperor of Japan
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Henshall: 67 (originally: 58)  Joy o' Kanji : 58  Key to Kanji: 777 

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テン   あめ    あま- heaven   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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