Components

六 means 'six'

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Strokes : 4    Frequency: 173   JLPT: N5    Usefulness: 1    Study set: 1-3    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 3    Beginner lesson: 13   Begins 119 words   Used in 171 words   Used in 1596 names   Component in 53 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
  
⿱   lid   () katakana 'ha'; eight  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 六 is used 10 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 六 is used 156 times, read 5 ways (with 3 variations).
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ロク : 94 words FIND ALL
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numeric
six  (陸 is used in legal documents)
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ロク (read as ろっ) : 39 words FIND ALL
noun
six (birds)  (see also: )
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リク : 6 words FIND ALL
0
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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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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むい : 3 words FIND ALL
0
noun
1. sixth day of the month
2. six days
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noun
dividing something into six pieces; something divided into six pieces
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むっ : 1 word FIND ALL
3
numeric
six
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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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