庸 means 'commonplace'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 2491   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-46    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 5 words   Used in 11 words   Used in 186 names   Component in 9 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
Name    つね   のぶ   やす
⿸  广 stony cliff  ⿱   slashed yo   to use  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 庸 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 庸 is used 11 times, read 1 way.
ヨウ : 11 words FIND ALL
mediocre; banality; commonplace
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Henshall: 1875  Joy o' Kanji : 1875  Key to Kanji:

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ヨウ    commonplace   
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slashed yo
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yo; yell
ヨウ   もちいる to use   
stony cliff
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