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待 means 'wait'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 300   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-6    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 11    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 72 words   Used in 187 words   Used in 142 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   タイ
Kun
   to wait
Kun    -ま
Name    まち   まつ
⿰   step   temple  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 待 is used 10 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 待 is used 175 times, read 2 ways (with 3 variations).
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タイ : 70 words FIND ALL
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expectation; anticipation; hope
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タイ (read as だい) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
existing in opposition or interdependence  (see also: 絶待; Buddhist term)
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'tsu' godan verb, transitive verb, intransitive verb
1. to wait  (this meaning is restricted to form 待つ)
2. to await; to look forward to; to anticipate
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(read as まつ) : 4 words FIND ALL
noun
1. night where one waits for someone who is supposed to come  (archaic)
2. night of the 14th day of the eight month of the lunar calendar  (archaic)
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まち: 13 words. FIND ALL
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1. rendezvous; meeting; assignation
noun
2. area where guests gather before the start of a tea ceremony
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Henshall: 357 (originally: 337)  Joy o' Kanji : 337  Key to Kanji: 697 

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タイ   ま to wait   
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step
ジ   temple   てら Buddhist temple   
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スン   inch
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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