寝 means 'sleep'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 641   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-16    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 29    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 137 words   Used in 182 words   Used in 45 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   かす to lay down    to sleep, to lie down
Kun    みたまや   い   やめる
⿱   roof  ⿰   () left side  ⿳   () yo = to yell / say hi   cover; covered   again  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 寝 is used 9 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 寝 is used 169 times, read 3 ways.
シン : 22 words FIND ALL
bed; couch
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かす : 146 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1. to lie down
2. to go to bed; to lie in bed
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: 1 word FIND ALL
Most common form: 寝穢い
1. sound asleep; fast asleep
2. untidy; slovenly
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An additional ね.る less common words include 寝 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1441  Joy o' Kanji : 1441  Key to Kanji: 563 

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シン   ねかす to lay down   ね to sleep, to lie down   
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また again   
cover; covered   
yo = to yell / say hi
left side   じょう    しょう    
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