意 means 'idea'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 82   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-3    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 7    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 170 words   Used in 552 words   Used in 430 names   Component in 9 kanji (3 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
Name    もと   よし
⿱   sound   heart  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 意 is used 30 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 意 is used 544 times, read 1 way. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
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meaning; significance
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
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self-respect; self-confidence; guts; backbone
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An additional 9 less common words include 意 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 246 (originally: 226)  Joy o' Kanji : 226  Key to Kanji: 12 

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イ    idea   
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オン   イン   sound   おと    ね    
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
リツ   リュウ   た to stand   たてる to build   
シン   こころ heart   
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