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針 means 'needle'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 1142   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-15    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 49    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 47 words   Used in 130 words   Used in 223 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   シン
Kun
   はり needle
Name   
⿰   gold   ten  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 針 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 針 is used 125 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
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シン : 55 words FIND ALL
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noun
objective; plan; policy
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シン (read as じん) : 1 word FIND ALL
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noun
1. navigation by magnetic compass  (archaic)
2. pilot
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はり : 43 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: はり
noun
1. needle; pin  (see also: )
2. hook  (see also: , 釣り針)
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はり (read as ばり) : 26 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 釣針
noun
fish hook
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Henshall: 916 (originally: 905)  Joy o' Kanji : 905  Key to Kanji: 575 

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シン   はり needle   
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ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
stick   
キン   コン   かね gold; money   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
eight
オウ    king   
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ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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