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違 means 'different'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 255   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-6    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 19    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 47 words   Used in 194 words   Used in 34 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   イ
Kun
   ちが to be different   ちがえる to change, alter, vary
Kun    ちが   たが   たがえる
⿺   () move   tanned leather  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 違 is used 11 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 違 is used 187 times, read 3 ways.
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イ : 62 words FIND ALL
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violation; offense; offence; breach; transgression; infringement; contravention  (see also: 違犯)
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ちが : 115 words FIND ALL
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noun, noun (suffix)
difference; discrepancy
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たが : 10 words FIND ALL
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'u' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to differ; to be different
2. to run counter to
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Henshall: 1006  Joy o' Kanji : 1006  Key to Kanji: 19 

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イ   different   ちが to be different   ちがえる to change, alter, vary   
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イ    tanned leather   
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wheel around
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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ゴ   いつ-    いつ five   
move
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