縦 means 'vertical'

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Strokes : 16    Frequency: 1578   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-25    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 69 words   Used in 86 words   Used in 13 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   たて vertical, length
⿰   thread   obey  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 縦 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 縦 is used 79 times, read 2 ways.
ジュウ : 39 words FIND ALL
1. steering; piloting; flying; control; operation; handling
2. management; handling; control; manipulation
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たて : 40 words FIND ALL
Most common form: たて
1. the vertical; height
2. front-to-back; length
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An additional 7 less common words include 縦 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 903 (originally: 892)  Joy o' Kanji : 892  Key to Kanji: 498 

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ジュウ   たて vertical, length   
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シ   いと thread   
ジュウ   ショウ   ジュ   したが to obey   したがえる to be accompanied by   
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ヒキ    roll / bolt of cloth   
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