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担 means 'carry'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 662   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-5    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 40    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 38 words   Used in 110 words   Used in 10 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   タン
Kun
   かつ to carry on the shoulder   にな to carry, bear
  
⿰   () hand   dawn  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 担 is used 8 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 担 is used 105 times, read 3 ways.
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タン : 81 words FIND ALL
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being in charge (of an area of responsibility); being responsible (for a work role, etc.)
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かつ : 16 words FIND ALL
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'gu' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to shoulder; to carry on one's shoulder
2. to nominate for a position; to choose as a representative
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'u' godan verb, transitive verb
to carry on shoulder; to bear (burden); to shoulder (gun)
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Henshall: 941 (originally: 929)  Joy o' Kanji : 929  Key to Kanji: 713 

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タン   かつ to carry on the shoulder   にな to carry, bear   
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タン   ダン    dawn   
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
hand
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