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鉄 means 'iron'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 557   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-4    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 38    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 164 words   Used in 292 words   Used in 810 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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   テツ
Name    けん   てっ
铁 (Chinese)     
⿰   gold   lose  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 鉄 is used 13 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 鉄 is used 258 times, read 1 way (with 2 variations).
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テツ : 146 words FIND ALL
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noun
underground train; subway
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テツ (read as てっ) : 105 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. iron plate
2. sure thing  (slang)
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でっ: 7 words. FIND ALL
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noun
water pistol; squirt gun; water gun
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Henshall: 374 (originally: 353)  Joy o' Kanji : 353  Key to Kanji: 775 

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テツ    iron   
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シツ   うしな to lose   
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シ   や arrow   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
キン   コン   かね gold; money   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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オウ    king   
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ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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