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現 means 'present'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 100   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 1    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 8    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 225 words   Used in 417 words   Used in 214 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ゲン
Kun
   あらわれる to appear   あらわ to show
Kun    うつつ   うつ
Name    あきら   きら
⿰   king   see  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 現 is used 23 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 現 is used 407 times, read 4 ways.
ゲン : 391 words FIND ALL
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
now; current; present; present time; as of
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うつつ : 4 words FIND ALL
noun
reality; consciousness
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あらわれる : 11 words FIND ALL
'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to represent; to signify; to stand for  (esp. 表す, 表わす)
2. to reveal; to show; to display  (esp. 現す, 現わす)
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うつ : 1 word FIND ALL
expression, 'su' godan verb
to be infatuated; to be hooked on
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Henshall: 692 (originally: 666)  Joy o' Kanji : 666  Key to Kanji: 289 

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ゲン    present   あらわれる to appear   あらわ to show   
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3
オウ    king   
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3
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
1
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
1
ケン   み to see   みえる to be seen; to appear   みせる to show   
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1
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
2
legs
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