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護 means 'defend'

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Strokes : 20    Frequency: 472   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-2    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 37 words   Used in 310 words   Used in 363 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ゴ
Kun    まも safeguard, protect
Name    もり
⿰   say; word   measure  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 護 is used 10 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 護 is used 306 times, read 2 ways.
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noun
lawyer; attorney
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2
Most common form: 守る
'ru' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to protect; to guard; to defend
2. to keep (i.e. a promise); to abide (by the rules); to observe; to obey; to follow
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Henshall: 696 (originally: 670)  Joy o' Kanji : 670  Key to Kanji: 308 

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ゴ    defend, protect   
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はか to measure   
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おぎ reeds, grass used for mats   
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little bird
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grass   
また again   
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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