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素 means 'element'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 416   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-2    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 118 words   Used in 600 words   Used in 389 names   Component in 6 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ソ   ス
Kun
   element, component
On    ソウ
Kun    もと elementary, principle, naked, uncovered
⿱   () master   thread  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 素 is used 18 times, read 2 ways. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 素 is used 565 times, read 4 ways. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
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noun
1. component; factor; item (e.g. in list)
2. element (e.g. in array); member (e.g. data structure)  (computer terminology)
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wonderful; splendid; magnificent
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ソウ : 4 words FIND ALL
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noun
fine white noodles
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noun
calf (before it is fattened or used for breeding, usu. referring to 6 to 12-month-olds)
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1. amateur; layman; ordinary person; novice  (opposite: 玄人)
noun
2. respectable woman (not a prostitute, hostess, geisha, etc.)  (see also: 玄人)
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Henshall: 759 (originally: 737)  Joy o' Kanji : 737  Key to Kanji: 648 

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ソ   ス    element, component   
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シュ   ぬし    あるじ master, proprietor, owner   
シ   いと thread   
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