不 means 'not'

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Strokes : 4    Frequency: 107   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-3    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 8    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 843 words   Used in 1132 words   Used in 570 names   Component in 33 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 不 is used 50 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 不 is used 1084 times, read 2 ways.
フ : 1023 words FIND ALL
insufficiency; shortage; deficiency; lack; dearth  (opposite: 満足)
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ブ : 61 words FIND ALL
0 1
weird; ominous; eerie; uncanny; ghastly
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An additional 48 less common words include 不 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 600 (originally: 572)  Joy o' Kanji : 572  Key to Kanji: 909 

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フ   ブ    not   
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