茶 means 'tea'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 571   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-8    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 14    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 124 words   Used in 279 words   Used in 627 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   チャ   サ
Name    ちや
⿳   () grass  𠆢 () man   () katakana 'ho'; tree  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 茶 is used 11 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 茶 is used 251 times, read 2 ways.
チャ : 231 words FIND ALL
black tea
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サ : 20 words FIND ALL
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coffee shop; tearoom; coffee lounge; coffeehouse; cafe
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An additional 余 less common words include 茶 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 187 (originally: 171)  Joy o' Kanji : 171  Key to Kanji: 732 

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チャ   サ    tea   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
katakana 'ho'; tree
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