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菜 means 'vegetable'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 1101   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-14    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 48    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 22 words   Used in 153 words   Used in 2415 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   サイ
Kun
   vegetable, side dish, greens
Name    よう
⿱   () grass   die; dice  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 菜 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 菜 is used 130 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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サイ : 69 words FIND ALL
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vegetable
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サイ (read as ざい) : 3 words FIND ALL
noun
delicatessen; deli
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な : 58 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. greens; vegetables
2. rape (Brassica napus); rapeseed
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Henshall: 509 (originally: 483)  Joy o' Kanji : 483  Key to Kanji: 375 

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サイ   な vegetable, side dish, greens   
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サイ    die, dice   
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つめ claw; fingernail   
モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
stick   
grass   
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