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遣 means 'use'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 1008   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-9    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 76 words   Used in 172 words   Used in 16 names   Component in 4 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   ケン
Kun
   つか to use, to employ   つかわす to dispatch
Kun    -つか   -づか   や
⿺   () move  ⿳   middle   one   (𠂤) two mouths  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 遣 is used 4 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 遣 is used 160 times, read 3 ways (with 2 variations).
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ケン : 29 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: はけん
1. dispatch; despatch; deployment
noun
2. temporary employee (esp. from an agency); temporary worker; agency temp  (see also: 派遣社員, 派遣労働者; abbreviation)
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: 81 words FIND ALL
expression, ichidan verb
to be forestalled; to be taken in; to be cheated; to be outwitted  (see also: して遣る; often written with kana only)
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つか (read as づか) : 25 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: むだ遣い
wasting ... on (e.g. money); squandering; waste; frittering away
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つか : 24 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 使わす
'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to send; to dispatch; to despatch
'su' godan verb, auxiliary verb
2. to bestow (favour, etc.); to grant (e.g. pardon)  (after て form, slightly pompous; often written with kana only)
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(read as やり) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
device to repel mosquitoes by fumigation
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Henshall: 1220  Joy o' Kanji : 1220  Key to Kanji:

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ケン   つか to use, to employ   つかわす to dispatch   
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チュウ   ジュウ   なか middle   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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stick   
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
two mouths
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move
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