片 means 'right side'

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Strokes : 4    Radical number: 91    Frequency: 674   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-6    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 40    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 131 words   Used in 200 words   Used in 769 names   Component in 16 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   かた- one of two
Find out why the radical on duty in 片 and (printing) bears such an unwieldy name. (Hint: It contrasts with radical 90.)
 left side  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 片 is used 9 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 片 is used 176 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
ヘン : 53 words FIND ALL
fragment; splinter; broken piece
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ヘン (read as ぺん) : 15 words FIND ALL
3 0
fragment; crumb; shred; bits and pieces
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かた- (read as かた) : 108 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to tidy up; to put in order; to straighten up; to put away
2. to settle (problem); to clear (dispute)
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An additional 爿 less common words include 片 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 980 (originally: 969)  Joy o' Kanji : 969  Key to Kanji: 946 

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ヘン   right side   かた- one of two   
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