牛 means 'cow'

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Strokes : 4    Radical number: 93    Frequency: 1127   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Challenge set: 8    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 15    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 76 words   Used in 162 words   Used in 912 names   Component in 14 kanji (3 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   うし cow
Name    うじ   ご
 whereupon by the ground  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 牛 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 牛 is used 147 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
ギュウ : 88 words FIND ALL
(cow's) milk
うし : 46 words FIND ALL
1. cattle (Bos taurus); cow; bull; ox; calf
2. beef  (see also: 牛肉; usu. ぎゅう)
(click the word to view an additional 1 reading, 1 meaning and 2 forms)
ご: 13 words. FIND ALL
Oriental bezoar
Henshall: 108 (originally: 97)  Joy o' Kanji : 97  Key to Kanji: 197 

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ギュウ   うし cow   
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