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維 means 'fiber'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 1069   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-11    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 13 words   Used in 82 words   Used in 435 names   Component in 12 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   イ
Kun
   fiber, rope
Name    これ   たもつ   つぐ   ゆい   ゆき
⿰   thread   little bird  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 維 is used 3 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 維 is used 76 times, read 1 way (with 2 variations).
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maintenance; preservation; improvement
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noun
Vimalakirti Sutra
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pronoun
1. this (indicating an item near the speaker, the action of the speaker, or the current topic)  (see also: 何れ, 其れ, ; often written with kana only)
2. this person (usu. indicating someone in one's in-group)  (humble)
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イ    fiber, rope   
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little bird
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シ   いと thread   
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