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夏 means 'summer'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 708   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-9    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 14    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 87 words   Used in 132 words   Used in 1594 names   Component in 10 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   カ   ゲ
Kun
   なつ summer
On   
Upper component 𦣻 (like without ) is a variant of head, but is not included in most fonts.
⿳   one   self   go  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 夏 is used 11 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 夏 is used 125 times, read 3 ways.
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カ : 40 words FIND ALL
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summer season
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ゲ : 10 words FIND ALL
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summer solstice  (see also: 二十四節気)
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なつ : 75 words FIND ALL
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noun
summer vacation; summer holiday
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Henshall: 88 (originally: 82)  Joy o' Kanji : 82  Key to Kanji: 78 

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カ   ゲ   なつ summer   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジ   シ   みずか self   
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