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殺 means 'kill'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 257   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-6    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 19    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 59 words   Used in 246 words   Used in 14 names   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   サツ   サイ   セツ
Kun
   ころ to kill
Kun    -ごろ   そ   あやめる to wound, to murder
   杀 (Chinese)  
⿰  ⿱   crossed swords   tree   lance shaft  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 殺 is used 21 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 殺 is used 237 times, read 5 ways (with 3 variations).
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サツ : 133 words FIND ALL
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サツ (read as さっ) : 20 words FIND ALL
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sterilization; sterilisation; disinfection
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サイ : 4 words FIND ALL
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1. offsetting each other; plus and minus equal zero; counterbalancing
noun
2. set-off; setoff  (law, etc. term)
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セツ : 3 words FIND ALL
noun
Saisetsu; one of the eight gods of the Koyomi  (see also: 八将神)
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セツ (read as せっ) : 2 words FIND ALL
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1. killing; destruction of life
2. barbarous; callous; brutal; cruel
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ころ : 45 words FIND ALL
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'su' godan verb, transitive verb
to kill
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ころ (read as ごろ) : 24 words FIND ALL
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noun
murder; murderer
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Most common form: 削ぐ
'gu' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to chip (off); to shave (off); to slice (off); to sharpen
2. to dampen (e.g. enthusiasm); to discourage; to weaken; to reduce  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 515 (originally: 488)  Joy o' Kanji : 488  Key to Kanji: 391 

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サツ   サイ   セツ   ころ to kill   
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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   
stick   
crossed swords
lance shaft   
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キ    table   
また again   
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