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和 means 'peace'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 164   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 2    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 17    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 159 words   Used in 506 words   Used in 5363 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ワ   オ
Kun
   peace, harmony   なご to be calmed down   なごやか calm, gentle   やわらぐ to be softened   やわらげる to soften; to alleviate
Name
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On   
Name    あい   いず   かつ   かつり   かづ   たけ   ち   とも   な   にぎ   まさ   やす   よし   より   わだこ   わっ
⿰   grain   mouth  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 和 is used 26 times, read 4 ways. 1 words use a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 和 is used 439 times, read 5 ways (with 2 variations). 1 words use a non-standard reading.
ワ : 408 words FIND ALL
peace; harmony
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カ : 2 words FIND ALL
noun
harmonious atmosphere
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オ : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
1. preceptor or high priest (esp. in Zen or Pure Land Buddhism)  (honorific; this meaning is restricted to reading おしょう)
2. preceptor or high priest (in Tendai or Kegon Buddhism)  (honorific; this meaning is restricted to reading かしょう)
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やわらぐ : 6 words FIND ALL
'gu' godan verb, intransitive verb
to soften; to calm down; to be mitigated
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なご : 4 words FIND ALL
'mu' godan verb, intransitive verb
to be softened; to calm down
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な: 3 words. FIND ALL
noun
Genna era (1615.7.13-1624.2.30)
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より: 14 words. FIND ALL
noun
1. weather; climatic conditions
2. fine weather; clear day
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
noun
1. Yamato; ancient province corresponding to modern-day Nara Prefecture
2. (ancient) Japan
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Henshall: 440 (originally: 416)  Joy o' Kanji : 416  Key to Kanji: 1097 

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ワ   オ    peace, harmony   なご to be calmed down   なごやか calm, gentle   やわらぐ to be softened   やわらげる to soften; to alleviate   
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grain
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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