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岸 means 'coast'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 799   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-8    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 42    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 3 words   Used in 86 words   Used in 914 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ガン
Kun
   きし coast, shore, banks
Name    けし
Bottom part is a rare kanji,
⿱   mountain  ⿸   cliff   dry; drying frame  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 岸 is used 5 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 岸 is used 79 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
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ガン : 71 words FIND ALL
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coast; beach
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きし : 3 words FIND ALL
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noun
bank; coast; shore
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きし (read as ぎし) : 4 words FIND ALL
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1. riverbank; riverside
2. fish market
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けし: 1 word. FIND ALL
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noun
common glasswort (Salicornia europaea)  (often written with kana only)
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An additional 7 less common words include 岸 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 267 (originally: 248)  Joy o' Kanji : 248  Key to Kanji: 147 

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ガン   きし coast, shore, banks   
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サン   やま mountain   
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カン   dry; drying frame   ひ to get dry   ほ to dry (something), to air   
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cliff
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