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残 means 'remain'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 320   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-8    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 21    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 104 words   Used in 177 words   Used in 44 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ザン
Kun
   のこ to remain behind   のこ to leave behind
On    サン
Kun    そこな   のこ
  
⿰   death   three spears  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 残 is used 13 times, read 2 ways. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 残 is used 172 times, read 2 ways. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
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ザン : 111 words FIND ALL
3
deplorable; bad luck; regret; disappointment
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のこ : 60 words FIND ALL
2
'su' godan verb, transitive verb
to leave (behind, over); to bequeath; to save; to reserve
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
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noun
1. remains; traces; vestiges; relics
2. (the sorrow of) parting
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Henshall: 520 (originally: 493)  Joy o' Kanji : 493  Key to Kanji: 403 

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ザン   のこ to remain behind   のこ to leave behind   
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three spears
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tasseled spear
サン   み    みっ three   
death
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セキ   ゆう night   
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katakana 'ta'
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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