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教 means 'teach'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 124   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Challenge set: 3    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 9    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 172 words   Used in 587 words   Used in 747 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   キョウ
Kun
   おしえる to teach   おそわる to be taught
Name    のり   ひさ
⿰   filial piety   strike  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 教 is used 27 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 教 is used 580 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
キョウ : 562 words FIND ALL
noun
1. classroom
2. department; laboratory
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キョウ (read as ぎょう) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
Kengyō; exoteric Buddhism; public Buddhist teachings  (Buddhist term; opposite: 密教)
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おしえる : 16 words FIND ALL
noun
teaching; instruction; teachings; precept; lesson; doctrine
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おそわる : 1 word FIND ALL
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
to be taught (by); to learn from
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Henshall: 112 (originally: 101)  Joy o' Kanji : 101  Key to Kanji: 213 

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キョウ   おしえる to teach   おそわる to be taught   
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コウ    filial piety   
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ロウ   old   おいる    ふける to grow old   
シ   ス   こ child   
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ぼく strike   
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