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座 means 'sit'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 401   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-10    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 23    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 90 words   Used in 429 words   Used in 501 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ザ
Kun
   すわ to sit
⿸  广 stony cliff   sit  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 座 is used 14 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 座 is used 408 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations). 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
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ザ : 389 words FIND ALL
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seat
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すわ : 12 words FIND ALL
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'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to sit; to squat
2. to assume (a position)
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すわ (read as ずわ) : 4 words FIND ALL
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noun
sitting on the floor grasping one's knees (as in a gym class)
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すわ (read as すわり) : 2 words FIND ALL
noun
Aikido seated defence (defense)  (martial arts term)
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
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noun
Horologium (constellation); the Pendulum Clock  (astronomy, etc. term)
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Henshall: 880 (originally: 870)  Joy o' Kanji : 870  Key to Kanji: 363 

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ザ   すわ to sit   
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ザ   すわ to sit   
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ジン   ニン   ひと person   
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
广
stony cliff
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