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秀 means 'excellent'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 576   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-3    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 11 words   Used in 30 words   Used in 1531 names   Component in 8 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   シュウ
Kun
   ひいでる to surpass
Name
   ひで
Name    しゅ   しょう   ひでし   ほ
⿱   grain   whereupon  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 秀 is used 6 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 秀 is used 29 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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シュウ : 23 words FIND ALL
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superiority; excellence
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ひいでる : 2 words FIND ALL
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ichidan verb, intransitive verb
to excel; to surpass
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ほ: 4 words. FIND ALL
noun
great and splendid land (Yamato word); excellent location; splendid place  (often written with kana only)
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An additional ひで less common words include 秀 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1355  Joy o' Kanji : 1355  Key to Kanji:

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シュウ    excellent   ひいでる to surpass   
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ノ    whereupon; from (kana); splitting away from   
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three
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
grain
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