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平 means 'flat'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 120   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 1    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 16    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 316 words   Used in 549 words   Used in 5958 names   Component in 4 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ヘイ   ビョウ
Kun
   たい flat   ひら ordinary; flat
On    ヒョウ
Kun    -だいら
Name    たいら   たら   はち   ひ   ひとし   へ   へん
⿻   dry; drying frame   () eight  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 平 is used 26 times, read 4 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 平 is used 521 times, read 6 ways (with 6 variations).
ヘイ : 392 words FIND ALL
1. average; mean
2. balance; equilibrium
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ビョウ : 12 words FIND ALL
equality; impartiality; evenness
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ヘイ (read as ぺい) : 11 words FIND ALL
noun
Genji and Heike clans; two opposing sides
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ヒョウ (read as ぴょう) : 7 words FIND ALL
noun
Tempyou era (729.8.5-749.4.14); Tembyou era; Tenhei era
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ヒョウ : 5 words FIND ALL
noun
1. (in Japan) 3rd note of the ancient chromatic scale (approx. E)  (see also: 十二律, 太簇)
2. (in gagaku) scale similar to the Dorian mode on E  (see also: 律旋, 六調子)
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ひら : 72 words FIND ALL
noun
hiragana; cursive Japanese syllabary used primarily for native Japanese words (esp. function words, inflections, etc.)  (see also: 片仮名; often written with kana only)
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ひら (read as びら) : 6 words FIND ALL
noun
broadsword; sword
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たい : 5 words FIND ALL
flatness; level; smooth; calm; plain; sitting tailor fashion
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ひら (read as ぴら) : 4 words FIND ALL
expression
1. had enough; flatly refusing; wouldn't do for anything  (often written with kana only)
2. begging pardon  (often written with kana only)
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たい (read as たいら) : 3 words FIND ALL
level; just; peaceful
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-だいら (read as だいら) : 2 words FIND ALL
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へ: 2 words. FIND ALL
noun
silver sea bream (Sparus sarba)  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 411 (originally: 388)  Joy o' Kanji : 388  Key to Kanji: 939 

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ヘイ   ビョウ   たい flat   ひら ordinary; flat   
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eight
カン   dry; drying frame   ひ to get dry   ほ to dry (something), to air   
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