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産 means 'giving birth'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 242   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 3    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 19    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 117 words   Used in 587 words   Used in 340 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   サン
Kun
   giving birth; products    to give birth to   まれる to be born   うぶ- newborn
Kun   
Name    もと
⿸   standing on the cliff   life  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 産 is used 28 times, read 2 ways. 2 words use a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 産 is used 572 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation). 2 words use a non-standard reading.
サン : 527 words FIND ALL
1. industry
noun
2. livelihood; occupation  (archaic)
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サン (read as ざん) : 17 words FIND ALL
noun
live birth
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'mu' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to give birth; to bear (child); to lay (eggs)
2. to produce; to yield; to give rise to; to deliver
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うぶ- (read as うぶ) : 12 words FIND ALL
noun
baby's first cry
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'su' godan verb, intransitive verb
to be covered in grass; to be grassy; to be verdant
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Part of a non-standard reading: 2 words. FIND ALL
noun
present; souvenir  (see also: お土産)
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Henshall: 518 (originally: 491)  Joy o' Kanji : 491  Key to Kanji: 398 

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サン    giving birth; products   う to give birth to   うまれる to be born   うぶ- newborn   
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standing on the cliff
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リツ   リュウ   た to stand   たてる to build   
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cliff
セイ   ショウ    life   なま raw   いかす to enliven   いきる to live   いける to arrange flowers   うまれる to be born   う to give birth to   き pure, undiluted   お to grow, to sprout   はえる to grow, to sprout   はやす to grow, cultivate   
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Search results include information from a variety of sources, including Kanshudo (kanji mnemonics, kanji readings, kanji components, vocab and name frequency data, grammar points), JMdict (vocabulary), Tatoeba (examples), Enamdict (names), KanjiVG (kanji animations and stroke order), and Joy o' Kanji (kanji and radical synopses). Translations provided by Google's Neural Machine Translation engine. For more information see credits.
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