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厚 means 'thick'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 981   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-12    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 46    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 59 words   Used in 88 words   Used in 600 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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   コウ
Kun
   あつ thick
Kun    あか
Name    あ   あっ
⿸   cliff  ⿱   sun; day   child  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 厚 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 厚 is used 86 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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コウ : 48 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. welfare; public welfare; social welfare
2. (former) Ministry of Health and Welfare  (see also: 厚生省; abbreviation)
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あつ : 37 words FIND ALL
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1. thick; deep; heavy  (this meaning is restricted to form 厚い)
2. kind; cordial; hospitable; warm; faithful
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noun
common glasswort (Salicornia europaea)  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 698 (originally: 672)  Joy o' Kanji : 672  Key to Kanji: 315 

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コウ   あつ thick   
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シ   ス   こ child   
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
cliff
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