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税 means 'tax'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 593   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-4    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 38    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 53 words   Used in 291 words   Used in 36 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ゼイ
Name    さい
  
⿰   grain   eight elder brothers  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 税 is used 10 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 税 is used 288 times, read 1 way.
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noun
tax; duty
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Henshall: 750 (originally: 727)  Joy o' Kanji : 727  Key to Kanji: 611 

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ゼイ    tax   
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eight elder brothers
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eight
ケイ   キョウ   elder brother; brother   あに elder brother   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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legs
grain
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