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眼 means 'eye'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 504   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-2    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 84 words   Used in 247 words   Used in 62 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ガン   ゲン
Kun
   まなこ eye, eyeball
Kun    eye
⿰   eye   () good  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 眼 is used 8 times, read 4 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 眼 is used 203 times, read 4 ways.
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ガン : 155 words FIND ALL
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ophthalmology
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ゲン : 7 words FIND ALL
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enlightenment; spiritual awakening; opening one's eyes to the truth
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め : 35 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. spectacles; glasses
2. judgement; discrimination; discernment; insight  (this meaning is restricted to reading めがね)
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まなこ : 6 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. eye; eyeball
2. pupil and (dark) iris of the eye  (archaic)
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Henshall: 669 (originally: 640)  Joy o' Kanji : 640  Key to Kanji: 148 

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ガン   ゲン   まなこ eye, eyeball   
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ラ   リョウ   よ good   
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
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