桟 means 'scaffold'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 2217   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-42    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 11 words   Used in 19 words   Used in 39 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On    セン
Kun    かけはし scaffold, cleat, frame, jetty, bolt (door)
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This kanji gets around! It appears in terms for "door frame" and "windowsill," as well as words such as "pier" and "wharf." This character also has connections to bridges, ladders, roof tiles, fabrics, sumo stadiums, kabuki theaters, rice containers, and more! Reading about 桟 takes you to a touristy pier in Yokohama that resembles a ferry, as well as a place called Elephant's Trunk!
⿰   tree   three spears  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 桟 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 桟 is used 17 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
サン : 13 words FIND ALL
wharf; bridge; jetty; pier
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かけはし : 1 word FIND ALL
Most common form: 架け橋
1. suspension bridge; viaduct; temporary bridge
2. mediation; go-between
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さ: 3 words. FIND ALL
0 3
reviewing stand; box; gallery
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An additional 2 less common words include 桟 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1308  Joy o' Kanji : 1308  Key to Kanji:

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サン    scaffold   
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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   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
three spears
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tasseled spear
サン   み    みっ three   
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