弁 means 'dialect'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 804   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-6    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 87 words   Used in 230 words   Used in 222 names   Component in 6 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On    ヘン
Kun    かんむり   わきまえる   わける   はなびら   あらそ
辩 (Chinese)        
⿱   () private   twenty  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 弁 is used 8 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 弁 is used 225 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
ベン : 218 words FIND ALL
bento; Japanese box lunch  (see also: お弁当)
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わきまえる : 4 words FIND ALL
4 3
ichidan verb, transitive verb
to know (right from wrong); to discern; to discriminate; to understand; to bear in mind  (often written with kana only)
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べ: 3 words. FIND ALL
large Japanese junk  (see also: 弁才船; abbreviation)
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An additional 5 less common words include 弁 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 807 (originally: 786)  Joy o' Kanji : 786  Key to Kanji: 952 

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ベン    dialect, speech; distinguish, discriminate   
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twenty; two hands   
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ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ム   private
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