継 means 'follow'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 748   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-5    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 62 words   Used in 134 words   Used in 282 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   to follow, succeed to, inherit
Kun    まま-
⿰   thread  ⿺  𠃊 shelf   rice  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 継 is used 6 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 継 is used 112 times, read 3 ways.
ケイ : 63 words FIND ALL
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'gu' godan verb, transitive verb
to succeed (someone in a business or inheritance)
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まま- (read as まま) : 5 words FIND ALL
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An additional 断 less common words include 継 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1203  Joy o' Kanji : 1203  Key to Kanji:

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ケイ   つ to follow, succeed to, inherit   
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シ   いと thread   
ベイ   マイ   こめ rice   
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モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
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