臣 means 'subject'

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Strokes : 7    Radical number: 131    Frequency: 746   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-7    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 41    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 8 words   Used in 111 words   Used in 384 names   Component in 62 kanji (14 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   シン   ジン
Name    たか   と   とみ   み
Find out how, although 臣 resembles a segment of a brick wall, that kanji and the identical radical represent something round!
⿻   huge  ⿱   stick   stick  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 臣 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 臣 is used 99 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
シン : 50 words FIND ALL
ruler and ruled; master and servant
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ジン : 48 words FIND ALL
cabinet minister
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おみ: 1 word. FIND ALL
1. retainer; attendant  (archaic)
2. Omi (hereditary title; orig. one of the two highest such titles, later demoted to sixth highest of eight)  (see also: 八色の姓; this meaning is restricted to reading おみ)
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An additional おみ less common words include 臣 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 543 (originally: 512)  Joy o' Kanji : 512  Key to Kanji: 571 

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シン   ジン    subject, retainer   
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