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省 means 'reflect'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 591   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-4    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 38    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 32 words   Used in 129 words   Used in 251 names   Component in 3 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ショウ   セイ
Kun
   かえりみる to reflect   はぶ to omit, leave out
Name    さとし   み
⿱   few   eye  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 省 is used 16 times, read 4 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 省 is used 126 times, read 4 ways.
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ショウ : 105 words FIND ALL
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noun
Ministry of Construction
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セイ : 16 words FIND ALL
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1. reflection; reconsideration; introspection; meditation; contemplation
2. regret; repentance; remorse; being sorry
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はぶ : 4 words FIND ALL
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'ku' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to omit; to leave out; to exclude; to eliminate; to elide
2. to curtail; to save; to cut down; to economize; to economise
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かえりみる : 1 word FIND ALL
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Most common form: 顧る
ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to look back (e.g. over shoulder or at the past); to turn around
2. to reflect on the past; to reconsider; to review
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Henshall: 546 (originally: 516)  Joy o' Kanji : 516  Key to Kanji: 539 

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ショウ   セイ   かえりみる to reflect   はぶ to omit, leave out   
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ショウ   すこ a little   すくない few   
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
ショウ   こ-    お-    ちいさい small   
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
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