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寧 means 'preferable'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 1620   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 12    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 3 words   Used in 16 words   Used in 322 names   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   ネイ
Kun
   preferable, rather; peaceful, quiet
Kun    むし rather, preferably, peaceful, quiet, tranquility
Name    あき   やす   やすし   よし
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⿱  ⿵   roof   heart  ⿱   () net   block  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 寧 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 寧 is used 14 times, read 2 ways.
ネイ : 13 words FIND ALL
1. polite; courteous; civil
2. careful; close; thorough; conscientious
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むし (read as むしろ) : 1 word FIND ALL
rather; better; instead  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 1678  Joy o' Kanji : 1678  Key to Kanji:

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ネイ    preferable, rather; peaceful, quiet   
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シン   こころ heart   
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roof   
チョウ   テイ    a (city) block; counter for long/narrow things, blocks of tofu   
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net
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