当 means 'hit'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 68   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 1    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 7    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 175 words   Used in 507 words   Used in 414 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   てる   たる to hit
Kun   たり   あ   まさ   まさにべし
Name    たい
⿱   () small   () yo = to yell / say hi  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 当 is used 38 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 当 is used 475 times, read 3 ways (with 2 variations).
トウ : 279 words FIND ALL
1. truth; reality; actuality; fact
2. proper; right; correct; official
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トウ (read as どう) : 3 words FIND ALL
shigandang; stone tablet placed at a three-way street intersection (or dead end) to ward off evil spirits
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てる : 153 words FIND ALL
1. hit
2. success
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てる (read as あて) : 39 words FIND ALL
1. salary; pay; compensation; allowance (e.g. housing allowance); benefit; bonus  (esp. 手当)
2. medical care; treatment  (esp. 手当て)
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まさ : 1 word FIND ALL
1. exactly; surely; certainly  (esp. 正に when in kanji; often written with kana only)
2. right then; just then; at that moment  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 200 (originally: 183)  Joy o' Kanji : 183  Key to Kanji: 802 

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トウ   あてる    あたる to hit   
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yo = to yell / say hi
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