絆 means 'bond'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 2304   Ring: 7    Set: 4    Grade: 9   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 2 words   Used in 6 words   Used in 11 names   Not used as a component
Jinmeiyō (人名用)
   ハン   バン
   きずな (emotional) bond, tie
Kun    ほだ   つな
⿰   thread   half  
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絆 is not used in the most common form of any of the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese.
Across all words in Japanese, 絆 is used 6 times, read 4 ways.
ハン : 3 words FIND ALL
fetters; shackles; restraints; bond; connection
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バン : 1 word FIND ALL
adhesive plaster; sticking plaster; bandage; band-aid
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きずな : 1 word FIND ALL
1. bonds (between people); (emotional) ties; relationship; connection; link
2. tether; fetters
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ほだ : 1 word FIND ALL
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
to be moved by affection; to be moved by kindness

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ハン   バン   きずな (emotional) bond, tie   
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ハン   なか half   
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ニ   ふた    ふた two   
シ   いと thread   
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