旋 means 'rotate'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 1832   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-33    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 22 words   Used in 73 words   Used in 9 names   Component in 3 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
Right side component does not exist as a kanji. Etymologically this was formed from (the man knows the way) and (roll of cloth; bolt of cloth).
⿰   way  ⿱  𠂉 () man   roll of cloth; bolt of cloth  
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 trip   carry out  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 旋 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 旋 is used 67 times, read 1 way.
セン : 67 words FIND ALL
revolution; rotation; turning; swiveling; circling
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An additional 旅 less common words include 旋 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1494  Joy o' Kanji : 1494  Key to Kanji:

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セン   rotate
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
ホウ   かた way, direction   
ヒキ    roll / bolt of cloth   
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