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回 means 'revolve'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 141   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-3    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 16    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 227 words   Used in 721 words   Used in 43 names   Component in 54 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   カイ   エ
Kun
   まわ to revolve   まわ to make turn
Kun    -まわ   まわし-   -まわ   もとお   かえる
  
⿴   box; enclosure   mouth  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 回 is used 36 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 回 is used 697 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
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カイ : 473 words FIND ALL
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
now; this time; lately
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エ : 2 words FIND ALL
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Buddhist memorial service; prayers for the repose of the soul
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まわ : 220 words FIND ALL
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noun
clockwise rotation; CW  (opposite: 反時計回り)
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もとお : 1 word FIND ALL
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
to wander around
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まわ (read as まわり) : 1 word FIND ALL
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noun
cornice
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Henshall: 92 (originally: 86)  Joy o' Kanji : 86  Key to Kanji: 97 

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カイ   エ   まわ to revolve   まわ to make turn   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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box, enclosure   
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