材 means 'lumber'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 566   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-4    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 38    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 12 words   Used in 160 words   Used in 121 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Name    き   さい
⿰   tree   genius  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 材 is used 10 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 材 is used 156 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
ザイ : 154 words FIND ALL
ingredients; material
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さい: 2 words. FIND ALL
talent; ability
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An additional 4 less common words include 材 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 511 (originally: 485)  Joy o' Kanji : 485  Key to Kanji: 379 

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ザイ    lumber   
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サイ    genius   
モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
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