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親 means 'parent'

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Strokes : 16    Frequency: 172   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-5    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 10    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 191 words   Used in 279 words   Used in 590 names   Component in 5 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   シン
Kun
   おや parent   したしい close, intimate   したしむ to befriend, grow close to
Name    ぎ   ちか   のり
⿰   stand in the tree   see  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 親 is used 23 times, read 3 ways. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 親 is used 265 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation). 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
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noun
parents; both parents
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おや : 123 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: ははおや
mother
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したしい : 10 words FIND ALL
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intimate; close (e.g. friend)
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Most common form: 近しい
intimate; close  (see also: 親しい)
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
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noun
one's father; old man; one's boss
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Henshall: 166 (originally: 149)  Joy o' Kanji : 149  Key to Kanji: 572 

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シン   おや parent   したしい close, intimate   したしむ to befriend, grow close to   
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stand in the tree
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リツ   リュウ   た to stand   たてる to build   
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   
ケン   み to see   みえる to be seen; to appear   みせる to show   
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ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
legs
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