般 means 'carrier'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 874   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-10    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 44    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 9 words   Used in 123 words   Used in 43 names   Component in 10 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
⿰   boat   lance shaft  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 般 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 般 is used 121 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
ハン (read as ぱん) : 106 words FIND ALL
1. general; universal
2. ordinary; average; common  (opposite: 特殊)
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ハン : 15 words FIND ALL
1. prajna; wisdom required to attain enlightenment  (Buddhist term; originally from Sanskrit 'prajñā')
2. noh mask of a grinning, horned demoness (represents a woman's rage and jealousy)  (see also: 般若面)
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An additional 2 less common words include 般 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1714  Joy o' Kanji : 1714  Key to Kanji:

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ハン    carrier, carry, general, all   
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シュウ   ふね boat   ふな-    
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
lance shaft   
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キ    table   
また again   
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