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八 means 'eight'

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Strokes : 2    Radical number: 12    Frequency: 144   JLPT: N5    Ring: 2    Set: 3    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 3    Beginner lesson: 12   Begins 181 words   Used in 280 words   Used in 4120 names   Component in 43 kanji (7 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   ハチ
Kun
        よう eight
Kun    やっ
Name    な   は   はっ   はつ   やち   やつ
     
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 八 is used 11 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 八 is used 255 times, read 4 ways (with 8 variations).
ハチ : 96 words FIND ALL
numeric
eight  (捌 is used in legal documents)
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ハチ (read as はっ) : 79 words FIND ALL
noun
eight (long cylindrical things)
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5
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ハチ (read as ぱち) : 4 words FIND ALL
noun
1. three and eight
2. Arisaka Type 38 rifle  (see also: 三八式歩兵銃; abbreviation)
7
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ハチ (read as ばち) : 1 word FIND ALL
expression, 'no' adjective
sink or swim; high-stakes; desperate
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7
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や : 59 words FIND ALL
noun
greengrocer
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よう : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
1. the eighth day of the month
2. eight days
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5
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(read as やつ) : 8 words FIND ALL
noun
octavo format (about 21.5 to 16.5 cm); cutting into 8 parts
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(read as やっ) : 3 words FIND ALL
numeric
eight
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4
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ぱっ: 1 word. FIND ALL
expression
full of lies
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は: 1 word. FIND ALL
noun
the average Joe; the man in the street
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ばっ: 1 word. FIND ALL
tossing oneself about in great pain; writhing in agony  (yojijukugo)
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はつ: 1 word. FIND ALL
noun
wall iris; roof iris; Iris tectorum; fleur-de-lis
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Henshall: 8 (originally: 66)  Joy o' Kanji : 66  Key to Kanji: 867 

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ハチ   や    や    よう eight   
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