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電 means 'electricity'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 214   JLPT: N5    Usefulness: 1    Challenge set: 3    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 4    Beginner lesson: 8   Begins 448 words   Used in 957 words   Used in 825 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   デン
Printed forms usually use the component form of rain, , whereas handwritten forms use the conventional form,
⿱   () rain   electricity  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 電 is used 30 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 電 is used 946 times, read 1 way.
デン : 946 words FIND ALL
noun
train; electric train
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Henshall: 197 (originally: 180)  Joy o' Kanji : 180  Key to Kanji: 785 

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デン    electricity   
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electricity
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second   おつ    
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
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フ   あめ rain   
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