耳 means 'ear'

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Strokes : 6    Radical number: 128    Frequency: 735   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-13    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 30    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 113 words   Used in 205 words   Used in 103 names   Component in 143 kanji (13 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   みみ ear
Name    がみ
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 耳 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 耳 is used 158 times, read 2 ways.
ジ : 54 words FIND ALL
otolaryngology; concerning the ear, nose, and throat
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みみ : 104 words FIND ALL
1. ear
2. hearing
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An additional 21 less common words include 耳 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 32 (originally: 29)  Joy o' Kanji : 29  Key to Kanji: 448 

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ジ   みみ ear   
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