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杯 means 'cup'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1121   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 8    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 34    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 9 words   Used in 63 words   Used in 12 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ハイ
Kun
   さかずき cup, goblet
  
If you invite someone out for drinks, use saké cups, make a toast, and count how many drinks you've had, 杯 will come in very handy. And if you drink till you're tipsy and full in a cheap drinking spot filled with people, you'll need 杯 four more times. As if this kanji weren't useful enough, you can also use it when counting octopi (which you might do after enough drinks)!
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 杯
⿰   tree   not  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 杯 is used 6 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 杯 is used 58 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
ハイ (read as ぱい) : 26 words FIND ALL
1. toast; drink (in celebration or in honor of something)
2. drinking one's glass dry
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ハイ : 20 words FIND ALL
noun
1. sake cup; cup for alcoholic beverages  (this meaning is restricted to reading はい)
suffix, counter
2. counter for cupfuls
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ハイ (read as ばい) : 3 words FIND ALL
noun
three cups of sake which latecomers to a party are made to drink
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さかずき : 9 words FIND ALL
noun
sake cup; cup for alcoholic beverages
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Henshall: 1685  Joy o' Kanji : 1685  Key to Kanji:

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ハイ   さかずき cup, goblet   
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フ   ブ    not   
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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   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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Search results include information from a variety of sources, including Kanshudo (kanji mnemonics, kanji readings, kanji components, vocab and name frequency data, grammar points), JMdict (vocabulary), Tatoeba (examples), Enamdict (names), KanjiVG (kanji animations and stroke order), and Joy o' Kanji (kanji and radical synopses). Translations provided by Google's Neural Machine Translation engine. For more information see credits.
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