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成 means 'become'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 121   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-2    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 16    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 155 words   Used in 665 words   Used in 2033 names   Component in 15 kanji (3 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   セイ   ジョウ
Kun
   to become    to perform, to accomplish
Name    あき   あきら   しげ   そん   たえ   なお   なり   なる   のり   ひら   まさ   よし   り
⿹   tasseled spear   wrap  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 成 is used 33 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 成 is used 651 times, read 3 ways (with 2 variations).
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セイ : 513 words FIND ALL
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growth; grow to adulthood
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ジョウ : 15 words FIND ALL
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noun, 'suru' verb, noun (suffix)
fulfillment; fulfilment; realization; realisation; completion
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Most common form: 成立つ
'tsu' godan verb, intransitive verb, transitive verb
1. to consist of; to be made up of; to be composed of
2. to be practical (logical, feasible, viable); to be concluded; to hold true
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(read as なり) : 20 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 成り金
1. upstart; nouveau riche; new rich; coming into wealth suddenly  (derogatory)
2. piece promoted to gold general  (see also: 成る; orig. meaning; shogi term)
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(read as なる) : 1 word FIND ALL
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Most common form: なるほど
expression, adverb
I see; That's right!; Indeed  (often written with kana only)
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An additional 15 less common words include 成 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 545 (originally: 515)  Joy o' Kanji : 515  Key to Kanji: 594 

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セイ   ジョウ   な to become   な to perform, to accomplish   
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tasseled spear
wrap
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