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育 means 'grow up'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 374   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-9    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 23    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 51 words   Used in 253 words   Used in 517 names   Component in 14 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   イク
Kun
   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 16 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 育 is used 251 times, read 3 ways.
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イク : 217 words FIND ALL
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training; education
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そだ : 33 words FIND ALL
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'tsu' godan verb, intransitive verb
to be raised (e.g. child); to be brought up; to grow (up)
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はぐく : 1 word FIND ALL
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'mu' godan verb, transitive verb
to raise; to rear; to bring up
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An additional そだ.てる less common words include 育 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
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
lid
ガツ   ゲツ   つき month; moon   
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