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更 means 'again'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 1052   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 8    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 33    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 46 words   Used in 107 words   Used in 225 names   Component in 6 kanji (3 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   コウ
Kun
   さら again   ける grow late   かす stay up late
Kun    さら
See how the four Joyo yomi of 更 will take you in very different directions. With ふ•ける and ふ•かす, you can stay up late. With さら, you can talk about what's new. By adding hiragana to さら, you produce adverbs, such as one for 'furthermore.' Finally, コウ means 'change' in terms for 'renewal,' 'revision,' and 'rehabilitation.' As a bonus, learn what it means to change clothes in Japan!
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 更
⿱   one  ⿻   sun; day   crossed swords  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 更 is used 11 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 更 is used 98 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
コウ : 67 words FIND ALL
change; modification; alteration; revision; amendment
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2
TEST
さら : 22 words FIND ALL
1. new; unused  (often written with kana only; regional dialect: Kansai-ben; this meaning is restricted to reading さら)
prefix
2. new
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5
TEST
ける : 6 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
to get late; to advance; to wear on
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2
5
TEST
さら (read as ざら) : 3 words FIND ALL
expression, 'i' adjective
not all bad; not as dissatisfied (or annoyed) as one would have others believe  (often written with kana only)
TEST
Henshall: 1248  Joy o' Kanji : 1248  Key to Kanji: 326 

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コウ   さら again   ふける grow late   ふかす stay up late   
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3
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
1
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
1
crossed swords
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