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試 means 'test'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 707   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-9    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 14    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 120 words   Used in 309 words   Used in 109 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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   シ
Kun
   ため to test   こころみる to attempt
⿰   say; word   ceremony  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 試 is used 8 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 試 is used 305 times, read 3 ways (with 2 variations).
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シ : 263 words FIND ALL
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match; game; bout; contest
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TEST
シ (read as じ) : 19 words FIND ALL
6
noun
title match; championship bout
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TEST
ため : 13 words FIND ALL
2
'su' godan verb, transitive verb
to attempt; to test; to try out
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TEST
ため (read as だめ) : 6 words FIND ALL
4
noun
trial of strength; quiz
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TEST
こころみる : 4 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. attempt; trial; experiment
2. endeavour (endeavor); effort; venture; initiative
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TEST
Henshall: 525 (originally: 499)  Joy o' Kanji : 499  Key to Kanji: 432 

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シ   ため to test   こころみる to attempt   
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ゲン   ゴン   say; word   こと word, saying   い to say   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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シキ    ceremony, method, style   
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コウ   ク    work   
shoot
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