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新 means 'new'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 69   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-1    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 7    Beginner lesson: 18   Begins 377 words   Used in 503 words   Used in 6946 names   Component in 3 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   シン
Kun
   あたらしい   あら   にい- new
Kun    あら-   にい-
Name    あせ   あたらし   し   に   にっ   につ   よし
⿰   stand in the tree   axe  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 新 is used 42 times, read 4 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 新 is used 485 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
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シン : 447 words FIND ALL
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newspaper
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あたらしい : 18 words FIND ALL
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new; novel; fresh; recent; latest; up-to-date; modern
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あら : 10 words FIND ALL
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new; fresh; novel
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にい- (read as にい) : 9 words FIND ALL
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noun
Niigata (city)
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あら (read as あらた) : 1 word FIND ALL
expression
Keep improving day by day  (idiomatic expression)
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Henshall: 165 (originally: 148)  Joy o' Kanji : 148  Key to Kanji: 565 

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シン   あたらしい    あら    にい- new   
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stand in the tree
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リツ   リュウ   た to stand   たてる to build   
モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
stick   
キン   axe
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カ   ゲ   した below, under   くだ to descend   さげる to lower, to reduce   
cliff
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