九 means 'nine'

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Strokes : 2    Frequency: 137   JLPT: N5    Usefulness: 1    Challenge set: 3    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 3    Beginner lesson: 12   Begins 78 words   Used in 105 words   Used in 1174 names   Component in 29 kanji (16 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   ク   キュウ
   ここの nine
Kun    ここの
Name    いちじく   いちのく   この   ひさし
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 九 is used 9 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 九 is used 93 times, read 3 ways.
キュウ : 57 words FIND ALL
nine  (玖 is used in legal documents)
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ク : 28 words FIND ALL
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
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ここの : 8 words FIND ALL
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Henshall: 9 (originally: 12)  Joy o' Kanji : 12  Key to Kanji: 234 

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ク   キュウ   ここの nine   
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