舎 means 'house'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1099   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-12    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 14 words   Used in 109 words   Used in 232 names   Component in 2 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On    セキ
Kun    やど cottage, inn, hut, house, mansion
Name    さ   とり
Lower element exists as a rare kanji, 𠮷 (-)
⿳  𠆢 () man   ground; earth   mouth  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 舎 is used 4 times, read 1 way. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 舎 is used 71 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation). 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
シャ : 69 words FIND ALL
school building
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シャ (read as じゃ) : 1 word FIND ALL
Most common form: 精舍
temple; monastery; convent
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
1. rural area; countryside; the sticks  (sensitive)
2. hometown
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An additional 39 less common words include 舎 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 727 (originally: 700)  Joy o' Kanji : 700  Key to Kanji: 458 

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シャ    house, hut, barracks   
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ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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