Components

糸 means 'thread'

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Strokes : 6    Radical number: 120    Frequency: 1379   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-18    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 52    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 72 words   Used in 184 words   Used in 396 names   Component in 367 kanji (89 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   シ
Kun
   いと thread
   纟 (Chinese)  
Learn about the radical threading its way through dozens of Jōyō kanji, including (89: picture) and (306: end). This radical connects us to various handicrafts, ropes that play central roles at shrines and in sumo, and four colors.
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 糸 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 糸 is used 170 times, read 2 ways.
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noun
silk thread
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いと : 114 words FIND ALL
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noun, noun (suffix)
thread; yarn; string
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Henshall: 75 (originally: 27)  Joy o' Kanji : 27  Key to Kanji: 426 

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シ   いと thread   
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