仏 means 'Buddha'

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Strokes : 4    Frequency: 704   JLPT: N2    Ring: 5    Set: 3    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 41    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 129 words   Used in 252 words   Used in 382 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   ブツ   フツ
   ほとけ Buddha    France
⿰   () man   () private  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 仏 is used 3 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 仏 is used 239 times, read 3 ways (with 3 variations).
ブツ : 106 words FIND ALL
statue of Buddha; image of Buddha; Buddhist statue; Buddhist image
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ブツ (read as ぶっ) : 76 words FIND ALL
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フツ : 33 words FIND ALL
France  (see also: 仏蘭西; abbreviation)
フツ (read as ふっ) : 2 words FIND ALL
ほとけ : 17 words FIND ALL
1. Buddha; merciful person; Buddhist image
2. the dead; dead person; spirit of the dead
ほとけ (read as ぼとけ) : 5 words FIND ALL
1. spirit of someone on the first O-Bon after their death  (see also: 御盆)
2. the recently departed (and buried or cremated, etc.)
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Henshall: 805 (originally: 784)  Joy o' Kanji : 784  Key to Kanji: 931 

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ブツ   フツ   ほとけ Buddha   
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ム   private
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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