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報 means 'report'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 147   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-3    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 17    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 67 words   Used in 475 words   Used in 114 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ホウ
Kun
   むくいる to compensate, remunerate   むく reward, recompense
⿰   happiness  𠬝 sealed up again  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 報 is used 26 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 報 is used 467 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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ホウ : 438 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. information; news; intelligence; advices
2. information; data contained in characters, signals, code, etc.
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ホウ (read as ぽう) : 20 words FIND ALL
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noun
telegram
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むくいる : 9 words FIND ALL
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ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to reward; to recompense; to repay  (see also: 報う)
2. to retaliate; to get revenge  (see also: 一矢を報いる)
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An additional 👌むく.い less common words include 報 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 810 (originally: 789)  Joy o' Kanji : 789  Key to Kanji: 961 

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ホウ    report   むくいる to compensate, remunerate   むく reward, recompense   
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コウ   さち    しあわ    さいわ happiness   
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ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
sealed up again
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seal
また again   
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