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碑 means 'tombstone'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 2016   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-38    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 3 words   Used in 19 words   Used in 80 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
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Kun    いしぶみ stone monument bearing an inscription
  
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⿰   stone   shabby  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 碑 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 碑 is used 19 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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noun
stone monument
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ヒ (read as ぴ) : 2 words FIND ALL
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erection of a monument
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いしぶみ : 1 word FIND ALL
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noun
stone monument bearing an inscription (esp. memorial for future generations); stele; stela
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Henshall: 1731  Joy o' Kanji : 1731  Key to Kanji:

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ヒ    tombstone   
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セキ   シャク   コク   いし stone   
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whereupon one
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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ヒ   いやしい shabby, mean, vulgar   いやしむ    いやしめる to disdain, scorn   
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ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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stick   
stony rice field
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dot   
デン   た rice field   
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