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島 means 'island'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 184   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-1    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 35    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 42 words   Used in 165 words   Used in 9018 names   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   トウ
Kun
   しま island
   岛 (Chinese)     
⿱   white  ⿹   reach   mountain  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 島 is used 6 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 島 is used 156 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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トウ : 80 words FIND ALL
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noun
peninsula
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しま : 68 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: しま
noun
1. island
2. territory (of a prostitute, organized crime gang, etc.); turf  (often written with kana only)
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しま (read as じま) : 8 words FIND ALL
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noun
island in a pond or river
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Henshall: 380 (originally: 358)  Joy o' Kanji : 358  Key to Kanji: 797 

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トウ   しま island   
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サン   やま mountain   
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reach
ハク   しろ white   しろ    しら-    
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
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