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後 means 'after'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 38   JLPT: N5    Usefulness: 1    Study set: 1-2    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 2    Beginner lesson: 7   Begins 303 words   Used in 511 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 35 times, read 6 ways. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 後 is used 490 times, read 6 ways (with 4 variations). 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
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コウ : 174 words FIND ALL
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noun
junior (at work, school, etc.); younger people; younger student  (see also: 先輩)
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ゴ : 169 words FIND ALL
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
afternoon; p.m.
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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 : 75 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: あと
1. behind; rear  (see also: 後ずさり)
2. after; later  (see also: その後)
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のち : 15 words FIND ALL
2 0
1. later; afterwards; since  (often written with kana only)
2. future  (often written with kana only)
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うし : 26 words FIND ALL
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noun
back; behind; rear
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おくれる : 17 words FIND ALL
0 2
nervous; timid
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うし (read as うしろ) : 5 words FIND ALL
3
noun
being talked about or backbitten
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じり: 1 word. FIND ALL
0
noun
1. word ending
2. slip of the tongue
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しり: 4 words. FIND ALL
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noun
1. backward glance; sidelong glance  (see also: 尻目にかける)
2. faceless ghost with an eye in its rump  (see also: のっぺらぼう)
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
2
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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