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勇 means 'brave'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 1089   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Challenge set: 6    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 48    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 48 words   Used in 75 words   Used in 639 names   Component in 1 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ユウ
Kun
   いさ to be brave, lively, spirited
Kun    いさましい brave
Name    お   はや
⿱   ma; mother   male  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 勇 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 勇 is used 74 times, read 2 ways.
ユウ : 68 words FIND ALL
noun
courage; bravery; valour; valor; nerve; boldness
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いさ : 6 words FIND ALL
1. brave; valiant; gallant; courageous
2. stirring; vigorous; rousing
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Henshall: 622 (originally: 592)  Joy o' Kanji : 592  Key to Kanji: 1023 

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ユウ   brave   いさ to be brave, lively, spirited   
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ダン   ナン   おとこ male, man   
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リョク   リキ   ちから effort; power   
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デン   た rice field   
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katakana 'ma'   
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