育 means 'grow up'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 374   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 4    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 23    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 49 words   Used in 253 words   Used in 517 names   Component in 3 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   そだ to grow up   そだてる   はぐく to raise, to rear
Kun    そだ
Name    やす
⿱  𠫓 private lidded   month; moon  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 育 is used 12 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 育 is used 251 times, read 3 ways.
イク : 217 words FIND ALL
training; education
そだ : 33 words FIND ALL
'tsu' godan verb, intransitive verb
to be raised (e.g. child); to be brought up; to grow (up)
はぐく : 1 word FIND ALL
'mu' godan verb, transitive verb
to raise; to rear; to bring up
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Henshall: 247 (originally: 227)  Joy o' Kanji : 227  Key to Kanji: 23 

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イク   そだ to grow up   そだてる    はぐく to raise, to rear   
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private lidded
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ム   private
ガツ   ゲツ   つき month; moon   
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