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警 means 'admonish'

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Strokes : 19    Frequency: 435   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 5    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 24    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 97 words   Used in 176 words   Used in 42 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ケイ
Kun    いましめる admonish, commandment
⿱   respect   say; word  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 警 is used 10 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 警 is used 175 times, read 2 ways.
ケイ : 173 words FIND ALL
1. police
2. police officer  (see also: 警察官; abbreviation)
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いましめる : 2 words FIND ALL
noun
1. caution; admonition; warning; lesson
2. prohibition; ban; commandment; precept  (also written as 禁め)
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Henshall: 857 (originally: 847)  Joy o' Kanji : 847  Key to Kanji: 255 

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ケイ   admonish
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ケイ   うやま to respect, revere   
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4
grass   
ク    verse, phrase   
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wrap
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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ぼく strike   
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   
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