塀 means 'fence'

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Note: this kanji is a 'kokuji' (created in Japan)
Strokes : 12    Frequency: 1904   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-35    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 2 words   Used in 13 words   Used in 26 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On    ベイ
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Fans of Japanese architecture: this essay abounds in photos! Japanese fences and boundary walls make definitive statements in residential settings and at temples, castles, and restaurants. Learn terms for bamboo and wooden fences, as well as earthen and cinderblock walls. Find out what a black fence represents and what Japan's boundary walls mean culturally and psychologically.
⿰   ground; earth   folding screen  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 塀 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 塀 is used 12 times, read 2 ways.
ベイ : 9 words FIND ALL
0 2
wooden fence; board fence
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ヘイ : 3 words FIND ALL
1. fence
2. wall
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An additional 1 less common words include 塀 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1777  Joy o' Kanji : 1777  Key to Kanji:

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ヘイ    fence   
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ビョウ    folding screen   
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ヘイ    combine   
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start, initiate   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
twenty; two hands   
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ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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