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静 means 'quiet'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 627   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 6    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 28    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 92 words   Used in 152 words   Used in 603 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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   セイ   ジョウ
Kun
   しず quiet, still   しずまる to become still   しずめる to becalm, to quell
Kun    しず-
Name    しづ
  
⿰   blue   contend  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 静 is used 12 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 静 is used 150 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
セイ : 89 words FIND ALL
calm; composure; coolness; serenity
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ジョウ : 36 words FIND ALL
しず : 24 words FIND ALL
1. quiet; silent
2. slow; unhurried
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しず (read as しずか) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
Chloranthus japonicus  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 548 (originally: 519)  Joy o' Kanji : 519  Key to Kanji: 610 

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セイ   ジョウ   しず quiet, still   しずまる to become still   しずめる to becalm, to quell   
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ソウ   あらそ to contend, to compete, to contest; to argue, to dispute   
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corner
slashed yo
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yo; yell
stick   
セイ   ショウ   あお-    あお blue   
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シュ   ぬし    あるじ master, proprietor, owner   
ガツ   ゲツ   つき month; moon   
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