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加 means 'add'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 239   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-5    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 19    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 155 words   Used in 360 words   Used in 3720 names   Component in 18 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   カ
Kun
   くわえる to add to   くわわる to join, to be added to
⿰   effort   mouth  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 加 is used 16 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 加 is used 332 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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participation
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カ (read as が) : 7 words FIND ALL
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divine protection or blessing  (Buddhist term)
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くわえる : 21 words FIND ALL
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ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to add; to add up; to sum up; to append; to annex
2. to increase; to gather (e.g. speed); to pick up
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Henshall: 453 (originally: 431)  Joy o' Kanji : 431  Key to Kanji: 76 

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カ   くわえる to add to   くわわる to join, to be added to   
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リョク   リキ   ちから effort; power   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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