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字 means 'character'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 400   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-7    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 12    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 41 words   Used in 794 words   Used in 259 names   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   ジ
Kun
   あざ village section
Kun    あざな   -な
⿱   roof   child  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 字 is used 16 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 字 is used 763 times, read 4 ways.
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noun
Chinese characters; kanji
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あざ : 4 words FIND ALL
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noun
larger section (of village)
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あざな : 1 word FIND ALL
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noun
1. Chinese courtesy name (name formerly given to adult Chinese men, used in place of their given name in formal situations)
2. nickname
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-な (read as な) : 2 words FIND ALL
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noun
book (etc.) written entirely in kanji  (see also: 仮名本)
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Henshall: 78 (originally: 28)  Joy o' Kanji : 28  Key to Kanji: 440 

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ジ   character   あざ village section   
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シ   ス   こ child   
roof   
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