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鎮 means 'quieten'

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Strokes : 18    Frequency: 1612   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-26    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 43 words   Used in 52 words   Used in 180 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   チン
Kun
   しずめる to quieten, to tranquilize   しずまる to become quiet
Kun    おさえ
Name    しげ   じん   ちか   しん
  
⿰   gold   truth  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 鎮 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 鎮 is used 51 times, read 2 ways.
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calm; quiet; tranquility; tranquillity; appeasement; pacification  (see also: 沈静; esp. human-induced)
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しずめる : 6 words FIND ALL
noun
controlling; suppressing; quelling
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An additional しず.まる less common words include 鎮 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1605  Joy o' Kanji : 1605  Key to Kanji:

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チン   しずめる to quieten, to tranquilize   しずまる to become quiet   
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シン   truth   ま exactly; deep   
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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   
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
table
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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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