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鎖 means 'chain'

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Strokes : 18    Frequency: 1574   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 11    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 21 words   Used in 86 words   Used in 24 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   サ
Kun
   くさり a chain
Kun    とざ
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Right side is not to be confused with .
⿰   gold  ⿱   small   shellfish  
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 small; chain  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 鎖 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 鎖 is used 86 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
サ : 66 words FIND ALL
closing; closure; shutdown; lockout; unsociable
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4
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くさり : 16 words FIND ALL
noun
chain; chains
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くさり (read as ぐさり) : 3 words FIND ALL
noun
golden chain
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とざ : 1 word FIND ALL
'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to shut; to close; to lock; to fasten
2. to plunge (in grief)  (this meaning is restricted to reading とざす)
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5
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Henshall: 1286  Joy o' Kanji : 1286  Key to Kanji:

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サ   くさり a chain   
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5
ショウ   こ-    お-    ちいさい small   
1
かい shellfish   
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4
ハチ   katakana 'ha'; eight   や    よう eight   
K
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
2
キン   コン   かね gold; money   
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1
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
eight
オウ    king   
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3
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
1
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
1
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