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寿 means 'longevity'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 1097   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-14    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 48    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 24 words   Used in 86 words   Used in 2068 names   Component in 10 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   ジュ   ス
Kun
   ことぶき longevity
On    シュウ
Kun    ことぶ   ことほ
Name    かず   じ   じゅう   すっ   すみ   とし   としかつ   なが   のぶ   のり   ひさ   ひさし   やす
  
⿸  𡗗 three men   inch  
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 (寿) longevity  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 寿 is used 4 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 寿 is used 84 times, read 6 ways (with 1 variation).
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ジュ : 48 words FIND ALL
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noun
life span
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ス (read as ず) : 15 words FIND ALL
3
noun
nigirizushi; hand-formed sushi with a topping of seafood, etc.  (food term)
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ス : 14 words FIND ALL
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noun
sushi; anything made with vinegared rice (may also contain vegetables, spices, fish, or other delicacies)  (see also: 巻き寿司; food term)
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シュウ (read as じゅう) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
central pavilion (of Heian Palace)  (see also: 十七殿)
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ことぶき : 4 words FIND ALL
2
noun
1. congratulations; felicitations; best wishes
2. longevity; long life
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ことぶ : 1 word FIND ALL
'ku' godan verb, transitive verb
to congratulate; to wish one well
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ことほ : 1 word FIND ALL
3
Most common form: 言祝ぐ
'gu' godan verb, transitive verb
to congratulate; to wish one well
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寿
ジュ   ス   ことぶき longevity   
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three men
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サン   み    みっ three   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
スン   inch
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