礼 means 'thanks'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 769   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-18    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 31    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 45 words   Used in 157 words   Used in 709 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   ライ   レイ
Name    あや   なり   のり   ひろし   れ
⿰   () show   () second  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 礼 is used 13 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 礼 is used 155 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
レイ : 142 words FIND ALL
Most common form: れい
1. thanks; gratitude  (see also: お礼)
2. manners; etiquette
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ライ : 10 words FIND ALL
praise; worship; adoration; glorification
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れ: 3 words. FIND ALL
label (e.g. in programming languages)  (computer terminology)
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An additional 3 less common words include 礼 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 436 (originally: 413)  Joy o' Kanji : 413  Key to Kanji: 1084 

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ライ   レイ    thanks, salutation   
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ジ   シ   しめ to show   
second   おつ    
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