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理 means 'logic'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 59   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-2    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 6    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 121 words   Used in 1417 words   Used in 2687 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   リ
Kun    ことわり logic, arrangement, reason, justice, truth
Name    あや   おさむ   さと   さとる   ただ   ただし   とおる   に   のり   ひ   まこと   まさ   まさし   まろ   みち   よし
⿰   king   village  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 理 is used 38 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 理 is used 1390 times, read 2 ways.
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1. cooking; cookery; cuisine
2. dealing with something; handling; administration; management  (nuance of doing it easily)
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noun
reason; truth; way of things; justice  (see also: 道理)
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Henshall: 239 (originally: 220)  Joy o' Kanji : 220  Key to Kanji: 1055 

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リ    logic   
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リ   さと village   
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   
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