何 means 'what'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 51   JLPT: N5    Usefulness: 1    Study set: 1-3    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 2    Beginner lesson: 13   Begins 325 words   Used in 363 words   Used in 61 names   Component in 2 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   なに   なん what?
Name    あが
⿰   () man   good; possible  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 何 is used 25 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 何 is used 227 times, read 3 ways.
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なん : 129 words FIND ALL
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なに : 74 words FIND ALL
1. what
2. how many  (see also: 何か月; followed by a counter; this meaning is restricted to reading なん)
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An additional カ less common words include 何 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 86 (originally: 80)  Joy o' Kanji : 80  Key to Kanji: 74 

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カ   なに    なん what?   
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カ    good, possible, approval   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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