安 means 'peaceful'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 170   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-1    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 10    Beginner lesson: 20   Begins 207 words   Used in 406 words   Used in 4210 names   Component in 17 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   やす peaceful; cheap
Kun    やす   やすまる   やすらか
Name    あ   あす   あず   あっ   や
⿱   roof   woman; female  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 安 is used 19 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 安 is used 397 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
アン : 312 words FIND ALL
1. safety  (opposite: 危険)
2. security
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やす : 77 words FIND ALL
Most common form: やすい
1. cheap; inexpensive
2. calm; peaceful; quiet  (this meaning is restricted to form 安い)
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あ: 8 words. FIND ALL
Azuchi period (first half of the Azuchi-Momoyama period, 1568-1582 CE)  (see also: 安土桃山時代)
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An additional 9 less common words include 安 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 242 (originally: 223)  Joy o' Kanji : 223  Key to Kanji:

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アン   やす peaceful; cheap   
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ジョ   ニョ   ニョウ   woman; female   おんな woman   め woman   
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