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直 means 'honest'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 216   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 2    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 18    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 261 words   Used in 490 words   Used in 1272 names   Component in 5 kanji (4 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   チョク   ジキ
Kun
   honest; direct   ただちに immediately   なお to correct   なお to be cured
Name
   なお
On    ジカ
Kun    なお   す
Name    すぐ   のう   のお
⿱   ten  ⿺  𠃊 shelf   eye  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 直 is used 25 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 直 is used 460 times, read 6 ways (with 2 variations).
チョク : 231 words FIND ALL
'na' adjective, adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), 'no' adjective
direct; immediate; personal; firsthand  (see also: 間接)
3
1
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チョク (read as ちょっ) : 52 words FIND ALL
noun
diameter
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3
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ジキ : 39 words FIND ALL
1. honesty; integrity; frankness
2. honestly; frankly
3
2
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ジカ : 12 words FIND ALL
directly; in person; firsthand  (often written with kana only)
3
6
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なお : 106 words FIND ALL
'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to cure; to heal  (usu. 治す)
2. to fix; to correct; to repair  (usu. 直す)
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3
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ただちに : 9 words FIND ALL
at once; immediately; directly; in person; automatically
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3
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: 9 words FIND ALL
1. straight (ahead); direct; upright; erect  (often written with kana only)
2. straightforward; honest; frank  (often written with kana only)
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3
3
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(read as すぐ) : 2 words FIND ALL
noun
straight road; short cut
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Henshall: 192 (originally: 349)  Joy o' Kanji : 349  Key to Kanji: 758 

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チョク   ジキ    honest; direct   ただちに immediately   なお to correct   なお to be cured   
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3
ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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1
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
1
stick   
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
2
shelf
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