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稽 means 'think'

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Strokes : 15    Frequency: 1598   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-26    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 12 words   Used in 38 words   Used in 12 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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   ケイ
Kun    かんがえる to think   とどめる
⿰   grain  ⿱   plausible   content; purport  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 稽 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 稽 is used 37 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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ケイ : 23 words FIND ALL
1
practice; practising; training; study
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ケイ (read as げい) : 13 words FIND ALL
2
noun
1. giving lessons at pupils' homes
2. going to train in stable other than your own  (sumo term)
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かんがえる : 1 word FIND ALL
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Most common form: 考える
ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to think about; to take into consideration
2. to ponder; to reflect; to try to come at a conclusion; to think over (something)
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 1998  Key to Kanji:

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ケイ   think
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もっと plausible   
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lame   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
dot   
シ   むね content; purport   
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さじ spoon   
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
grain
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