異 means 'different'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 470   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-2    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 200 words   Used in 299 words   Used in 43 names   Component in 8 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   こと different
Kun      ことなる
⿱   rice field   together  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 異 is used 10 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 異 is used 293 times, read 3 ways.
イ : 282 words FIND ALL
strangeness; abnormality; disorder  (opposite: 正常)
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こと : 8 words FIND ALL
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
to differ; to vary; to disagree
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け : 3 words FIND ALL
outstandingly; extraordinarily; exceptionally  (archaic)
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An additional 黄 less common words include 異 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 826 (originally: 807)  Joy o' Kanji : 807  Key to Kanji: 15 

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イ   こと different   
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キョウ   とも together   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
katakana 'ha'; eight
デン   た rice field   
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