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建 means 'build'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 377   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-7    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 12    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 96 words   Used in 190 words   Used in 484 names   Component in 10 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ケン   コン
Kun
   to be built   てる to build
Kun      -だ
Name    たけ   たつ   たて
⿺   long stride   brush  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 建 is used 12 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 建 is used 186 times, read 4 ways (with 5 variations).
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ケン : 115 words FIND ALL
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construction; establishment
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コン : 2 words FIND ALL
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(act of) building (temple, monument, etc.); erection
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ケン (read as げん) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
office setup; office establishment  (computer terminology)
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(read as だ) : 22 words FIND ALL
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noun
two-storied building
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てる (read as たて) : 18 words FIND ALL
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noun
building
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Most common form: たつ
'tsu' godan verb, intransitive verb
to be erected; to be built
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(read as たっ) : 1 word FIND ALL
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noun
1. height (of a building, etc.)  (architecture term)
2. height (of a person, thing, etc.)  (often written with kana only)
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だつ: 3 words. FIND ALL
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Most common form: うだつが上がらない
expression, 'i' adjective
no hope of getting ahead  (see also: うだつの上がらない)
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だて: 6 words. FIND ALL
half-erect (e.g. building)
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Henshall: 498 (originally: 473)  Joy o' Kanji : 473  Key to Kanji: 273 

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ケン   コン   た to be built   たてる to build   
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brush
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