尼 means 'nun'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 2004   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-38    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 12 words   Used in 36 words   Used in 196 names   Component in 16 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   あま nun
⿸   corpse   spoon  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 尼 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 尼 is used 25 times, read 2 ways.
ニ : 17 words FIND ALL
nun; priestess
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あま : 8 words FIND ALL
1. nun  (colloquialism; this meaning is restricted to form 尼)
2. bitch  (derogatory)
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An additional 11 less common words include 尼 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1674  Joy o' Kanji : 1674  Key to Kanji:

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ニ   あま nun   
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さじ spoon   
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