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綿 means 'cotton'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 1580   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-20    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 53    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 47 words   Used in 109 words   Used in 190 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   メン
Kun
   わた cotton
Name   
⿰   thread   white turban  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 綿 is used 4 times, read 2 ways. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 綿 is used 102 times, read 2 ways. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
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minute; detailed; careful; scrupulous; thorough
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noun
1. cotton plant (Gossypium spp.)  (often written with kana only)
2. batting; wadding; padding
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noun
1. cotton (material)
2. red silk-cotton tree (Bombax ceiba)  (see also: パンヤの木; often written with kana only; this meaning is restricted to reading きわた)
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Henshall: 818 (originally: 798)  Joy o' Kanji : 798  Key to Kanji: 1006 

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綿
メン   わた cotton   
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シ   いと thread   
white turban
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ハク   ビャク   しろ white   しろ    しら-    
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
キン   turban; cloth
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