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市 means 'market'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 186   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-4    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 17    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 146 words   Used in 317 words   Used in 3887 names   Component in 15 kanji (6 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   シ
Kun
   いち market
Name    い   ち
巿  
⿱   lid   turban; cloth  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 市 is used 18 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 市 is used 312 times, read 2 ways.
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noun
1. citizen; citizenry; public
2. city inhabitant; townspeople
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いち : 62 words FIND ALL
1
noun
1. (town) market
2. (the) marketplace
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Henshall: 144 (originally: 130)  Joy o' Kanji : 130  Key to Kanji: 414 

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シ   いち market   
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キン   turban; cloth
lid
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