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後 means 'after'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 38   JLPT: N5    Ring: 2    Set: 2    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 2    Beginner lesson: 7   Begins 302 words   Used in 512 words   Used in 1350 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ゴ   コウ
Kun
   のち   あと afterwards   うし behind   おくれる be late
Name    こし   し   しい   しり
⿰   step  ⿱   short thread   go  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 後 is used 40 times, read 5 ways (with 1 variation). 1 words use a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 後 is used 489 times, read 6 ways (with 4 variations). 1 words use a non-standard reading.
コウ : 174 words FIND ALL
noun
second half; latter half  (see also: 前半)
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ゴ : 169 words FIND ALL
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
afternoon; p.m.
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5
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コウ (read as ごう) : 3 words FIND ALL
noun
after-look journalizing  (computer terminology)
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あと : 74 words FIND ALL
1. behind; rear  (see also: 後ずさり)
2. after; later  (see also: その後)
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5
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のち : 15 words FIND ALL
1. later; afterwards; since  (often written with kana only)
2. future  (often written with kana only)
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うし : 25 words FIND ALL
feeling guilty; with a guilty conscience
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おくれる : 17 words FIND ALL
nervous; timid
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うし (read as うしろ) : 6 words FIND ALL
noun
being talked about or backbitten
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じり: 1 word. FIND ALL
noun
1. word ending
2. slip of the tongue
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しり: 4 words. FIND ALL
noun
1. buttocks; behind; rump; bottom
2. undersurface; bottom
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
day after tomorrow
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Henshall: 123 (originally: 111)  Joy o' Kanji : 111  Key to Kanji: 304 

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ゴ   コウ   のち    あと afterwards   うし behind   おくれる be late   
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short, tiny   
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シ   いと thread   
step
go
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