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練 means 'polish up'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 952   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Challenge set: 5    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 45    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 58 words   Used in 125 words   Used in 102 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   レン
Kun
   to polish up, knead, train
Kun   
Name    ねり
  
⿰   thread   east  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 練 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 練 is used 120 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
レン : 88 words FIND ALL
practice; practising
5
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: 26 words FIND ALL
'ru' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to knead; to thicken into a paste (stirring over a flame)
2. to polish (a plan, etc.); to refine; to elaborate; to work out
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(read as ねり) : 6 words FIND ALL
'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to knead again
2. to rework; to revise; to polish
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Henshall: 438 (originally: 608)  Joy o' Kanji : 608  Key to Kanji: 1088 

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レン   ね to polish up, knead, train   
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4
トウ   ひがし east   
1
シ   いと thread   
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