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階 means 'floor'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 537   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-3    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 37    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 55 words   Used in 169 words   Used in 127 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   カイ
Kun    きざはし storey, stair, counter for storeys of a building
Name    しな   と   はし
⿰   () hill   everyone  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 階 is used 6 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 階 is used 166 times, read 1 way (with 2 variations).
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noun
stairs; stairway; staircase
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はし: 2 words. FIND ALL
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noun
pent roof built atop the stairs of a shrine or a building in a classic aristocratic villa  (see also: 寝殿造り, 向拝)
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Most common form:
noun
1. article; item; thing; goods; stock  (esp. 品)
2. quality
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Henshall: 262 (originally: 242)  Joy o' Kanji : 242  Key to Kanji: 108 

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カイ    floor   
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カイ   みな everyone   
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ヒ   くらべる to compare   
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さじ spoon   
ハク   しろ white   しろ    しら-    
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
hill   
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