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直 means 'honest'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 216   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-5    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 18    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 261 words   Used in 491 words   Used in 1272 names   Component in 13 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 22 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 直 is used 460 times, read 6 ways (with 2 variations).
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チョク : 229 words FIND ALL
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'na' adjective, adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), 'no' adjective
direct; immediate; personal; firsthand  (see also: 間接)
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チョク (read as ちょっ) : 53 words FIND ALL
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noun
diameter
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ジキ : 40 words FIND ALL
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1. honesty; integrity; frankness
2. honestly; frankly
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ジカ : 12 words FIND ALL
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direct talks
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なお : 106 words FIND ALL
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'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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ただちに : 9 words FIND ALL
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at once; immediately; directly; in person; automatically
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well-behaved
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(read as すぐ) : 2 words FIND ALL
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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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ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
stick   
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
shelf
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