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聞 means 'listen'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 115   JLPT: N5    Usefulness: 1    Study set: 1-3    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 3    Beginner lesson: 11   Begins 103 words   Used in 236 words   Used in 117 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ブン   モン
Kun
   to listen, to hear   こえる to be heard
⿵   gate   ear  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 聞 is used 9 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 聞 is used 219 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
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ブン : 82 words FIND ALL
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newspaper
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モン : 15 words FIND ALL
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unheard-of; unprecedented; unparalleled in history (unparallelled); record-breaking  (yojijukugo)
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ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1. to be heard; to be audible
2. to be said to be; to be reputed
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(read as ぎ) : 8 words FIND ALL
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noun
being inattentive
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Henshall: 219 (originally: 200)  Joy o' Kanji : 200  Key to Kanji: 937 

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ブン   モン   き to listen, to hear   きこえる to be heard   
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ジ   みみ ear   
モン   かど gate   
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