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六 means 'six'

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Strokes : 4    Frequency: 173   JLPT: N5    Ring: 2    Set: 3    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 3    Beginner lesson: 13   Begins 114 words   Used in 169 words   Used in 1596 names   Component in 17 kanji (11 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ロク
Kun
   むっ six      むい   
On    リク
Name    く   むつ   ろっ   ろつ
  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 六 is used 6 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 六 is used 155 times, read 5 ways (with 3 variations).
ロク : 94 words FIND ALL
numeric
six  (陸 is used in legal documents)
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5
1
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ロク (read as ろっ) : 38 words FIND ALL
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6
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リク : 6 words FIND ALL
noun
1. the six classes of (kanji) characters
this meaning is restricted to reading りくしょ, りきしょ
2. Hexateuch (first six books of the Hebrew Bible)
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8
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リク (read as りっ) : 5 words FIND ALL
noun
1. yin, yang, wind, rain, darkness, light
2. cold, heat, dryness, dampness, wind, fire
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7
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むい : 3 words FIND ALL
noun
1. sixth day of the month
2. six days
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5
3
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: 7 words FIND ALL
noun
dividing something into six pieces; something divided into six pieces
7
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むっ : 1 word FIND ALL
numeric
six
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5
3
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(read as むつ) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
six-banded armadillo (Euphractus sexcinctus); yellow armadillo  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 6 (originally: 76)  Joy o' Kanji : 76  Key to Kanji: 1094 

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ロク   むっ six   む    むい    む    
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