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易 means 'easy'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 888   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-19    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 32    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 20 words   Used in 164 words   Used in 100 names   Component in 19 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   イ   エキ
Kun
   やさしい easy
Kun    やす
⿱   sun; day   not  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 易 is used 7 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 易 is used 159 times, read 4 ways.
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エキ : 87 words FIND ALL
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trade (foreign)
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イ : 33 words FIND ALL
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easy; simple; plain
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やす : 36 words FIND ALL
Most common form: やすい
auxiliary adjective, 'i' adjective
2. likely to ...; have a tendency to ...  (after -masu stem of verb; often written with kana only)
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やさしい : 3 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: やさしい
easy; plain; simple  (often written with kana only; opposite: 難しい)
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An additional 昜 less common words include 易 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 647 (originally: 618)  Joy o' Kanji : 618  Key to Kanji: 13 

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イ   エキ   やさしい easy   
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モチ   not
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pig
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
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