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支 means 'support'

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Strokes : 4    Radical number: 65    Frequency: 328   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-8    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 22    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 107 words   Used in 241 words   Used in 272 names   Component in 30 kanji (6 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   シ
Kun
   ささえる to support
Kun    つかえる to stick, to get stuck   か
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⿱   ten   again  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 支 is used 18 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 支 is used 233 times, read 4 ways (with 2 variations).
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シ : 206 words FIND ALL
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noun
branch office; branch store  (see also: 本店)
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シ (read as じ) : 9 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. dress; outfit; getup
2. to dress oneself; to outfit oneself
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ささえる : 7 words FIND ALL
0 3
ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to support; to prop; to sustain; to underlay; to hold up
2. to hold at bay; to stem; to check
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つかえる : 7 words FIND ALL
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noun
hindrance; impediment
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'u' godan verb, transitive verb
to support; to prop up
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ささえる (read as ざさ) : 1 word FIND ALL
0 3
support; backup; prop; backstay; underpinning
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Henshall: 717 (originally: 691)  Joy o' Kanji : 691  Key to Kanji: 420 

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シ   ささえる to support   
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ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
stick   
また again   
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