招 means 'beckon'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1162   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-21    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 34    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 36 words   Used in 43 words   Used in 39 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   まね to beckon, invite
⿰   () hand   summon  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 招 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 招 is used 42 times, read 2 ways.
ショウ : 31 words FIND ALL
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まね : 11 words FIND ALL
'ku' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to invite; to ask
2. to beckon; to wave someone in; to gesture to
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An additional 拐 less common words include 招 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 735 (originally: 712)  Joy o' Kanji : 712  Key to Kanji: 533 

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ショウ   まね to beckon, invite   
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ショウ   め to summon   
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トウ   かたな sword   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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