派 means 'faction'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 453   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-2    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 36 words   Used in 263 words   Used in 27 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
⿰   () water  𠂢 tributary  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 派 is used 7 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 派 is used 262 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
ハ : 247 words FIND ALL
Most common form: はけん
1. dispatch; despatch; deployment
2. temporary employee (esp. from an agency); temporary worker; agency temp  (see also: 派遣社員, 派遣労働者; abbreviation)
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ハ (read as ぱ) : 15 words FIND ALL
0 3
1. splendid; fine; handsome; elegant; imposing; prominent
2. praiseworthy; creditable; worthy
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An additional 脈 less common words include 派 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 965 (originally: 955)  Joy o' Kanji : 955  Key to Kanji: 848 

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ハ    faction   
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スイ   みず water   
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セン   かわ river   
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
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