暫 means 'temporarily'

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Strokes : 15    Frequency: 2108   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-40    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 18 words   Used in 17 words   Used in 5 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun    しばら temporarily, a while, moment, long time
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Find out about a common term that means both "a short while" and "a long while," sometimes confusing native speakers! Learn to talk about tentatively set times, provisional agreements, and interim governments. And see how various ways of saying "It's been awhile!" or "He came back after awhile" have subtly different nuances, as do assorted terms that mean "for awhile."
⿱   kill   sun; day  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 暫 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 暫 is used 16 times, read 2 ways.
ザン : 11 words FIND ALL
noun, prefix, 'no' adjective
tentative; temporary
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しばら : 5 words FIND ALL
a short time later  (often written with kana only)
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An additional one less common word includes 暫 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1311  Joy o' Kanji : 1311  Key to Kanji:

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ザン    temporarily   
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ザン   き to kill   
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キン   axe
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カ   ゲ   した below, under   くだ to descend   さげる to lower, to reduce   
シャ   くるま car   
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
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