登 means 'climb'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 560   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-14    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 27    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 85 words   Used in 147 words   Used in 1505 names   Component in 22 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   トウ   ト
   のぼ to climb
On    ドウ   ショウ   チョウ
Kun   がる
Name    たか   のぼし   のぼり   のり
⿱   hairy legs   bean  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 登 is used 8 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 登 is used 141 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
トウ : 94 words FIND ALL
1. entry (on stage); appearance (on screen)  (opposite: 退場)
2. entrance; introduction (into a market)
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ト : 18 words FIND ALL
mountain climbing
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のぼ : 27 words FIND ALL
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to ascend; to go up; to climb
2. to ascend (as a natural process, e.g. the sun); to rise  (usu. 昇る)
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のぼ (read as のぼり) : 2 words FIND ALL
climbing perch (esp. of genus Anabas)  (often written with kana only)
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An additional 6 less common words include 登 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 382 (originally: 360)  Joy o' Kanji : 360  Key to Kanji: 788 

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トウ   ト   のぼ to climb   
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トウ   ズ   まめ bean   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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hairy legs
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