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契 means 'pledge'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 1266   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-16    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 26 words   Used in 83 words   Used in 28 names   Component in 9 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ケイ
Kun
   ちぎ to pledge, vow, promise
⿱   the master with the sword   big  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 契 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 契 is used 79 times, read 2 ways.
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ケイ : 76 words FIND ALL
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contract; compact; agreement
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ちぎ : 3 words FIND ALL
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1. to pledge; to vow; to promise; to swear
2. to have sexual intercourse (esp. between husband and wife); to share a bed
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ケイ   ちぎ to pledge, vow, promise   
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the master with the sword
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シュ   ぬし    あるじ master, proprietor, owner   
トウ   かたな sword   
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   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
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