射 means 'to shoot'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 836   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 3    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 46 words   Used in 349 words   Used in 125 names   Component in 1 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   to shoot
Kun      う
⿰   body   inch  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 射 is used 8 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 射 is used 342 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
シャ : 312 words FIND ALL
: 21 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, transitive verb
to shoot (arrow, bolt, dart)
: 5 words FIND ALL
'mu' godan verb, intransitive verb
to shine in (light); to illuminate  (see also: 差し込む)
: 3 words FIND ALL
quick shooting; quick shot; fast draw
(read as ざ) : 1 word FIND ALL
sunlight; rays of the sun
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Henshall: 893 (originally: 882)  Joy o' Kanji : 882  Key to Kanji: 460 

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シャ   い to shoot   
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スン   inch
シン   み body, person   
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