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密 means 'secret'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 558   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-3    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 67 words   Used in 219 words   Used in 81 names   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   ミツ
Kun    ひそ secrecy, density (pop), minuteness, carefulness
⿳   roof   certainly   mountain  
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 window   honey  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 密 is used 12 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 密 is used 214 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
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ミツ : 176 words FIND ALL
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1. secret; secrecy; confidentiality; privacy
2. secret; mystery
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ミツ (read as みっ) : 34 words FIND ALL
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related; connected; close; intimate
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ひそ : 3 words FIND ALL
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secret; private; surreptitious
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ひそ (read as ひそか) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
1. secret; private matter  (archaic)
2. amorous affair; liaison
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Henshall: 990 (originally: 978)  Joy o' Kanji : 978  Key to Kanji: 991 

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ミツ    secret   
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サン   やま mountain   
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roof   
ヒツ   かなら certainly, invariably   
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
シン   こころ heart   
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