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若 means 'young'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 310   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 3    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 21    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 114 words   Used in 157 words   Used in 1221 names   Component in 3 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ジャク   ニャク
Kun
   わか young   しくは or
On    ニャ
Kun    わか-   もしくわ   も   ごと
Name    わく   わこ
⿱   () grass   right  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 若 is used 10 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 若 is used 139 times, read 6 ways (with 2 variations). 1 words use a non-standard reading.
ジャク : 20 words FIND ALL
youth
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ニャ : 12 words FIND ALL
noun
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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ジャク (read as じゃっ) : 3 words FIND ALL
1. some; few; a number of; a little (bit)
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
2. somewhat; to a certain extent
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ニャク : 3 words FIND ALL
young and old; all ages
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わか : 89 words FIND ALL
1. young; youthful
2. immature; green
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しくは : 9 words FIND ALL
conjunction, expression
or; otherwise  (often written with kana only)
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ごと : 1 word FIND ALL
auxiliary verb
like; as if; the same as  (see also: 如き)
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わか (read as わかい) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
functionary charged with training and organizing young wrestlers  (sumo term)
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
noun
young person
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Henshall: 896 (originally: 886)  Joy o' Kanji : 886  Key to Kanji: 468 

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ジャク   ニャク   わか young   もしくは or   
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ウ   ユウ   みぎ right   
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ten   じゅう    じつ    と    とう    
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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grass   
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