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鍛 means 'to temper'

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Strokes : 17    Frequency: 1819   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-33    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 14 words   Used in 22 words   Used in 227 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   タン
Kun
   きたえる to temper, forge
Name   
⿰   gold   grade  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 鍛 is used 4 times, read 2 ways. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 鍛 is used 22 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation). 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
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タン : 13 words FIND ALL
1
tempering; forging; hardening; disciplining; training
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きたえる : 5 words FIND ALL
3
ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to forge; to temper
2. to drill; to train; to discipline
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か: 3 words. FIND ALL
0
noun
smith; blacksmith; locksmith
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
1
noun
smithing; blacksmith
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Henshall: 1569  Joy o' Kanji : 1569  Key to Kanji:

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タン   きたえる to temper, forge   
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ダン    grade, step, stairs   
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ながらも although   -なが while   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
ニ   ふた    ふた two   
stick   
lance shaft   
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キ    table   
また again   
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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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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