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書 means 'write'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 72   JLPT: N5    Usefulness: 1    Study set: 1-2    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 2    Beginner lesson: 9   Begins 196 words   Used in 1014 words   Used in 177 names   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ショ
Kun
   to write
Kun    -が   -がき
Name    かき
⿱   brush   sun; day  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 書 is used 40 times, read 3 ways (with 3 variations).
Across all words in Japanese, 書 is used 987 times, read 3 ways (with 3 variations).
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ショ : 757 words FIND ALL
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noun
library  (also written 圕)
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ショ (read as じょ) : 6 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. ancient document; archives; ancient manuscript; paleograph
2. document addressed to someone in particular (jargon used in paleography)  (see also: 文書)
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'ku' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to write; to compose; to pen
2. to draw; to paint  (see also: 描く)
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(read as が) : 74 words FIND ALL
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rough copy; draft; draught
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-がき (read as がき) : 29 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 肩書き
noun
title; degree; address (on letter); criminal record
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かき: 29 words. FIND ALL
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Most common form: かきとめ
1. registered mail  (see also: 書留郵便; abbreviation)
2. registration (e.g. of mail); writing down; putting on record; recording; making a note of
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Henshall: 159 (originally: 142)  Joy o' Kanji : 142  Key to Kanji: 517 

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ショ   か to write   
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brush
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
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