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永 means 'long time'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 710   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-6    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 41    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 91 words   Used in 123 words   Used in 2338 names   Component in 12 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   エイ
Kun
   なが long (time)
Name    え   と   のり   ひさ   ひさし
⿱   () ice   water  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 永 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 永 is used 118 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
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eternity; perpetuity; immortality; permanence
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noun
long day (esp. of spring)  (see also: 夜長)
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permanent storage (radioactives, data, etc.)
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Erabu black-banded sea krait (Laticauda semifasciata)  (see also: 永良部海蛇; often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 644 (originally: 615)  Joy o' Kanji : 615  Key to Kanji: 40 

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エイ   long time   なが long (time)   
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ice   
スイ   みず water   
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