念 means 'idea'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 446   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-11    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 25    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 41 words   Used in 225 words   Used in 299 names   Component in 10 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
⿱   now   heart  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 念 is used 11 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 念 is used 219 times, read 1 way.
ネン : 219 words FIND ALL
commemoration; celebration; honoring the memory of something; turning something into a memento; memory
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An additional 7 less common words include 念 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 590 (originally: 561)  Joy o' Kanji : 561  Key to Kanji: 841 

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ネン    idea, thought   
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コン   キン   いま now   
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assembly, gathering   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
katakana fu   
シン   こころ heart   
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