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桟 means 'scaffold'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 2217   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 19    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
   サン
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!
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 桟
⿰   tree   three spears  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 桟 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 桟 is used 17 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
サン : 14 words FIND ALL
noun
wharf; bridge; jetty; pier
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かけはし : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
1. suspension bridge; viaduct; temporary bridge
2. mediation; go-between
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さ: 2 words. FIND ALL
noun
gallery (in a theatre); upper gallery; cheap seats; nosebleed section; the gods  (yojijukugo)
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Henshall: 1308  Joy o' Kanji : 1308  Key to Kanji:

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サン    scaffold   
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5
モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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1
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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stick   
three spears
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spear; javelin
サン   み    みっ three   
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