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足 means 'foot'

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Strokes : 7    Radical number: 157    Frequency: 207   JLPT: N4    Ring: 3    Set: 4    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 10    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 159 words   Used in 500 words   Used in 655 names   Component in 4 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ソク
Kun
   あし foot; leg    to add      りる to be sufficient
Name    あ   あす   おす   たらし
  
The 'foot' radical 足 can mean 'foot,' not surprisingly, but it can also symbolize 'footprint,' as in (1485: trace; ruins). In fact, the 足 radical pops up twice in a term related to digital footprints! In another word, the 'foot' radical ends up near the ceiling!
 leg  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 足 is used 16 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 足 is used 469 times, read 3 ways (with 4 variations).
ソク : 156 words FIND ALL
insufficiency; shortage; deficiency; lack; dearth  (opposite: 満足)
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ソク (read as ぞく) : 11 words FIND ALL
1. satisfaction; contentment; complacency  (see also: 不満, 不満足)
2. sufficient; enough; adequate; proper  (opposite: 不足)
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ソク (read as そっ) : 3 words FIND ALL
noun
metatarsal
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あし : 238 words FIND ALL
noun
1. foot  (esp. 足)
2. leg  (esp. 脚,肢)
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: 57 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1. to be sufficient; to be enough  (see also: 取るに足りない; in the form verb に足りる)
2. to be worth doing; to be worthy
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(read as だ) : 1 word FIND ALL
skill; dexterity; master hand
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あ: 3 words. FIND ALL
'ku' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to paw (at) the ground  (often written with kana only)
2. to flounder; to struggle  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 36 (originally: 51)  Joy o' Kanji : 51  Key to Kanji: 679 

Cascading kanji view

ソク   あし foot; leg   た to add   た    たりる to be sufficient   
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