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吉 means 'good luck'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 256   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 1    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 27 words   Used in 48 words   Used in 4241 names   Component in 6 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   キツ   キチ
Kun    よし good luck, joy, congratulations
Name    え   き   きっ   きる   こし   と   よ
⿱   samurai   mouth  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 吉 is used 3 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 吉 is used 42 times, read 3 ways (with 4 variations).
キチ : 15 words FIND ALL
noun
excellent luck
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キツ (read as きっ) : 8 words FIND ALL
noun
good news
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キツ : 3 words FIND ALL
ominous; sinister; bad luck; ill omen; inauspiciousness
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よし : 10 words FIND ALL
noun
Yoshino cherry (Prunus yedoensis)  (often written with kana only)
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き: 3 words. FIND ALL
noun
silver-stripe round herring (Spratelloides gracilis)  (often written with kana only)
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え: 2 words. FIND ALL
noun
favourable direction; favorable direction; lucky direction
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よ: 1 word. FIND ALL
1. good; excellent; fine; nice; pleasant; agreeable  (also いい (all senses); often written with kana only)
2. sufficient (can be used to turn down an offer); ready; prepared
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Henshall: 1142  Joy o' Kanji : 1142  Key to Kanji: 177 

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キツ   キチ    good luck   
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シ   samurai
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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