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総 means 'general'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 326   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-16    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 35    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 216 words   Used in 286 words   Used in 565 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ソウ
Kun    ふさ   すべて   すべ
Name    うさ   ずさ
  
Right side is based on , only used in this Joyo.
⿰   thread  ⿱   official   heart  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 総 is used 10 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 総 is used 273 times, read 4 ways.
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ソウ : 265 words FIND ALL
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1. synthesis; coordination; putting together; integration; composite
noun or verb acting prenominally
2. comprehensive
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ふさ : 4 words FIND ALL
3
noun
tufted toothpick; Edo-period toothbrush resembling a large toothpick burred at one end into a tuft
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すべ : 3 words FIND ALL
expression
All roads lead to Rome  (idiomatic expression)
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べて : 1 word FIND ALL
2
ichidan verb, transitive verb
to control; to supervise
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Henshall: 760 (originally: 738)  Joy o' Kanji : 738  Key to Kanji: 662 

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ソウ    general, overall   
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コウ   おおやけ official, public   
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katakana 'ha'; eight
ム   private
シン   こころ heart   
シ   いと thread   
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