徳 means 'benevolence'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 595   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-3    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 35 words   Used in 159 words   Used in 1814 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Name    あつ   なる   のり   ゆき   よし
Right side descended from rare kanji 𢛳 (benevolence) (which also means benevolence).
⿰   step  ⿳   ten   () net   heart  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 徳 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 徳 is used 152 times, read 1 way (with 2 variations).
トク : 145 words FIND ALL
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トク (read as どく) : 4 words FIND ALL
virtuous deed; act of merit  (Buddhist term)
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トク (read as とっ) : 3 words FIND ALL
one's talent and virtue; noble character
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An additional 聴 less common words include 徳 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 783 (originally: 762)  Joy o' Kanji : 762  Key to Kanji: 821 

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トク   benevolence
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ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
シン   こころ heart   
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