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指 means 'finger'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 197   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 2    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 18    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 159 words   Used in 404 words   Used in 182 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   シ
Kun
   ゆび finger    to point
Kun    -さ
Name    い   いぶ   さし   さす
⿰   () hand   content; purport  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 指 is used 19 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 指 is used 395 times, read 3 ways (with 3 variations).
シ : 294 words FIND ALL
1. leadership; guidance; coaching
2. shido (disciplinary action for a minor infringement of the rules of judo)
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ゆび : 65 words FIND ALL
noun
finger; toe; digit
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'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to point
2. to nominate; to select someone; to specify some person
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(read as さし) : 14 words FIND ALL
instruction; mandate; directions
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(read as ざ) : 6 words FIND ALL
'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to aim at; to have an eye on
2. to go toward; to head for
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(read as さす) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
two-pronged weapon for catching a criminal; man-catcher war fork  (martial arts term)
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Henshall: 305 (originally: 289)  Joy o' Kanji : 289  Key to Kanji: 419 

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シ   ゆび finger   さ to point   
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シ   むね content; purport   
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さじ spoon   
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
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シュ   て hand   
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