旨 means 'content' or 'purport'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 1504   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-23    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 22 words   Used in 50 words   Used in 43 names   Component in 19 kanji (4 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   むね content; purport
Kun    うま delicious
⿱   spoon   sun; day  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 旨 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 旨 is used 49 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
シ : 23 words FIND ALL
Most common form: 主旨
1. meaning; point (e.g. of a statement); gist; effect
2. goal; intent; object; aim; point  (this meaning is restricted to form 趣旨)
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シ (read as じ) : 2 words FIND ALL
prince's message; command of a prince
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むね : 5 words FIND ALL
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Most common form:
1. center (centre); pillar; principle
2. purport; gist; drift; meaning  (this meaning is restricted to form 旨)
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うま : 19 words FIND ALL
profitable business
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An additional 1 less common words include 旨 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1312  Joy o' Kanji : 1312  Key to Kanji:

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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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