唄 means 'song'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 1950   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-36    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 3 words   Used in 20 words   Used in 100 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   うた song (esp. shamisen song)
On    バイ
Kun    うた
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Find out about 唄, which always plays second fiddle to but is more likely to represent Eastern songs, whereas is more for Western music. See why the Japanese prefer to see "Singin' in the Rain" in English. Discover a term that means "song sung by a blind person with the accompaniment of the shamisen, esp. in the Kamigata area of Kansai"! And learn a bit about Okinawa via its music.
⿰   mouth   shellfish  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 唄 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 唄 is used 19 times, read 2 ways.
バイ : 1 word FIND ALL
song in praise of Buddhas virtues
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うた : 18 words FIND ALL
long epic song with shamisen accompaniment (developed in Edo in the early 17th century)
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An additional one less common word includes 唄 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 1962  Key to Kanji:

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うた song (esp. shamisen song)   
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かい shellfish   
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katakana 'ha'; eight
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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