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五 means 'five'

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Strokes : 4    Frequency: 75   JLPT: N5    Usefulness: 1    Study set: 1-2    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 3    Beginner lesson: 10   Begins 224 words   Used in 297 words   Used in 2973 names   Component in 70 kanji (8 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ゴ
Kun
   いつ-   いつ five
Name    い   さ   さつ   ち   ふ   み   め
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 五 is used 11 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 五 is used 268 times, read 2 ways (with 4 variations).
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ゴ : 251 words FIND ALL
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Most common form:
numeric
five  (伍 is used in legal documents)
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いつ- (read as いつ) : 7 words FIND ALL
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numeric
five
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ふ: 3 words. FIND ALL
1
noun
Japanese sumac (Rhus javanica)  (see also: 白膠木; often written with kana only; obscure term)
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noun
age fifty; one's fifties
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ぶ: 2 words. FIND ALL
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Most common form: ヤシャブシ
noun
Alnus firma (species of alder)  (often written with kana only)
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noun
1. fifth month of the lunar calendar  (obsolete term)
2. satsuki azalea (Rhododendron indicum)  (also written as 杜鵑花; often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 5 (originally: 19)  Joy o' Kanji : 19  Key to Kanji: 301 

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ゴ   いつ-    いつ five   
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