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舌 means 'tongue'

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Strokes : 6    Radical number: 135    Frequency: 1181   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-14    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 54 words   Used in 93 words   Used in 53 names   Component in 33 kanji (6 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ゼツ
Kun
   した tongue
⿱   1000; thousand   mouth  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 舌 is used 8 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
Across all words in Japanese, 舌 is used 85 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
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ゼツ : 29 words FIND ALL
0
wicked tongue; abusive language
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ゼツ (read as ぜっ) : 17 words FIND ALL
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tip of the tongue; speech; way of talking
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した : 34 words FIND ALL
1
Most common form: した
noun
1. tongue
2. tongue-like object; clapper (of a bell); talon (of a lock)
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した (read as じた) : 5 words FIND ALL
2
double-dealing; duplicity; equivocation; double-tongued
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An additional 8 less common words include 舌 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 755 (originally: 732)  Joy o' Kanji : 732  Key to Kanji: 627 

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ゼツ   した tongue   
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セン   1000; thousand   ち 1000   
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
stick   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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