忠 means 'loyal'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 859   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-7    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 47 words   Used in 61 words   Used in 1146 names   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
Name    きよし   たた   ただし   なお
⿱   middle   heart  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 忠 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 忠 is used 52 times, read 1 way.
チュウ : 52 words FIND ALL
faithfulness; devotion; loyalty; honesty; truth; fidelity
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An additional ただ less common words include 忠 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 948 (originally: 936)  Joy o' Kanji : 936  Key to Kanji: 737 

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チュウ   loyal
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チュウ   ジュウ   なか middle   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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シン   こころ heart   
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