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所 means 'place'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 99   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 1    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 8    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 115 words   Used in 827 words   Used in 2407 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ショ
Kun
   ところ place
Kun    どころ   とこ
Name   
⿰   door   axe  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 所 is used 37 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
Across all words in Japanese, 所 is used 790 times, read 3 ways (with 4 variations).
ショ : 476 words FIND ALL
noun
1. place; location; spot; position
2. room; space
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ショ (read as じょ) : 172 words FIND ALL
neighbourhood; neighborhood
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2
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ところ : 63 words FIND ALL
conjunction
1. by the way; incidentally  (often written with kana only)
2. even if; no matter (who, what, when, where, why, how)  (after the plain past form of a verb)
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2
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とこ : 6 words FIND ALL
expression, noun, 'suru' verb
focusing on only the good points or strong points; incorporating the benefits (while ignoring the drawbacks); picking the best of both (everything); cherry-picking (e.g. information)  (see also: いいとこ取り)
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9
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ところ (read as どころ) : 64 words FIND ALL
1. kitchen
noun
2. financial situation
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2
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とこ (read as どこ) : 4 words FIND ALL
noun
wealthy family; important person; bigwig
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8
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せ: 5 words. FIND ALL
noun
consequence; outcome; result; blame  (often ...のせい; often written with kana only)
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3
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Henshall: 328 (originally: 312)  Joy o' Kanji : 312  Key to Kanji: 513 

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ショ   ところ place   
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キン   axe
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5
カ   ゲ   した below, under   くだ to descend   さげる to lower, to reduce   
cliff
コ   と door   
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4
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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corpse
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