班 means 'squad'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 1630   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-27    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 8 words   Used in 21 words   Used in 23 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
⿲   king   () sword   king  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 班 is used 3 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 班 is used 18 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
ハン : 17 words FIND ALL
noun, noun (suffix)
1. group; party; team  (also read ぱん as a suffix)
2. squad; section  (military)
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ハン (read as ぱん) : 1 word FIND ALL
1. one group; one squad
2. group one; squad one
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An additional 3 less common words include 班 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 970 (originally: 960)  Joy o' Kanji : 960  Key to Kanji: 877 

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ハン    squad   
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オウ    king   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
トウ   かたな sword   
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