身 means 'body'

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Strokes : 7    Radical number: 158    Frequency: 106   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-3    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 7    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 228 words   Used in 565 words   Used in 195 names   Component in 32 kanji (3 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   body, person
As 身 primarily means "body," one would expect ancient forms to depict a man's physique, but that's far from the case! See what inspired the old shape.
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 身 is used 24 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 身 is used 463 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
シン : 206 words FIND ALL
person's origin (e.g. city, country, parentage, school)
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シン (read as じん) : 2 words FIND ALL
trikaya (three bodies of the Buddha)  (Buddhist term)
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み : 255 words FIND ALL
contents; interior; substance; filling; (sword) blade
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An additional 30 less common words include 身 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 339 (originally: 323)  Joy o' Kanji : 323  Key to Kanji: 573 

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シン   み body, person   
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