夢 means 'dream'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 712   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-17    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 30    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 46 words   Used in 73 words   Used in 841 names   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   ゆめ dream
On    ボウ
Kun    ゆめみる   くら
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⿳   () grass   () net  ⿵   cover; covered   night  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 夢 is used 6 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 夢 is used 70 times, read 2 ways.
ム : 32 words FIND ALL
1. absorbed in; immersed in; crazy about; obsessed with; devoted to
2. forgetting oneself; daze; trance; ecstasy; delirium
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ゆめ : 38 words FIND ALL
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An additional 3 less common words include 夢 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 816 (originally: 1844)  Joy o' Kanji : 1844  Key to Kanji: 996 

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ム   ゆめ dream   
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セキ   ゆう night   
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katakana 'ta'
cover; covered   
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