得 means 'profit'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 249   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-6    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 19    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 55 words   Used in 286 words   Used in 317 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
      to acquire
Name    あつ   てろ
When used as part of a compound verb, often read as うる (eg (write)き得る).
⿰   step   an inch at dawn  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 得 is used 17 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 得 is used 282 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
トク : 175 words FIND ALL
2 0
1. triumph; prosperity
2. pride
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トク (read as どく) : 8 words FIND ALL
Most common form: お買い徳
bargain; good buy; budget  (see also: 買い得)
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: 84 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to get; to earn; to acquire; to procure; to gain; to secure; to attain; to obtain; to win  (獲る esp. refers to catching wild game, etc.)
2. to understand; to comprehend
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: 15 words FIND ALL
1. to be able to ...; can ...  (after the -masu stem of a verb)
2. to get; to acquire; to obtain; to procure; to earn; to win; to gain; to secure; to attain  (see also: , 得る)
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An additional 1 less common words include 得 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 587 (originally: 761)  Joy o' Kanji : 761  Key to Kanji: 820 

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トク    profit   え    う to acquire   
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an inch at dawn
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スン   inch
タン   ダン    dawn   
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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