煎 means 'boil'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 2516   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-47    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 28 words   Used in 42 words   Used in 13 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   to fry
Kun    せんじる to boil   に to simmer
Name    いり
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⿱   before   () fire  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 煎 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 煎 is used 33 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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1. green tea; green leaf tea; non-powdered tea (as opposed to matcha)  (see also: 抹茶)
2. medium-grade green tea  (see also: 玉露, 番茶)
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'ru' godan verb, transitive verb
to parch; to fry; to fire; to broil; to roast; to boil down (in oil)
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(read as いり) : 3 words FIND ALL
roasting pan
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An additional 9 less common words include 煎 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
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セン   boil   い to fry   
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ゼン   まえ before   
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the body part and the sword
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ニク body part   
トウ   かたな sword   
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