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夫 means 'husband'

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Strokes : 4    Frequency: 220   JLPT: N3    Ring: 4    Set: 2    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 18    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 35 words   Used in 151 words   Used in 3471 names   Component in 32 kanji (15 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   フ   フウ
Kun
   おっと husband
Name
   お
On   
Kun    それ
Name    と   ゆう   よ
⿻   two   man  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 夫 is used 7 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 夫 is used 136 times, read 4 ways (with 5 variations).
フ : 55 words FIND ALL
noun
1. wife; Mrs; madam  (honorific)
this meaning is restricted to reading ふじん, はしかし
2. wife of a nobleman (aristocrat, etc.)  (archaic)
this meaning is restricted to reading ふじん
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フウ : 36 words FIND ALL
noun
1. married couple; spouses; husband and wife; couple; pair
noun (prefix)
2. his and hers; pair of objects, one larger (for man), one smaller (for woman)  (see also: 夫婦茶碗)
this meaning is restricted to reading めおと
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フ (read as ぷ) : 20 words FIND ALL
noun
former husband; late husband
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フ (read as ぶ) : 9 words FIND ALL
1. safe; all right; alright; OK; okay; sure
2. certainly; surely; undoubtedly
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フウ (read as ぷう) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
rural scholar or pedagogue; pedant
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おっと : 5 words FIND ALL
noun
husband  (see also: 良人)
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それ : 1 word FIND ALL
expression
to each his own; people differ; different people (have different likes)
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ゆう: 6 words. FIND ALL
noun
1. high-ranking noh actor  (see also: 能太夫)
2. head of a school of noh performance
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お: 3 words. FIND ALL
noun (prefix), noun (suffix), noun
1. male; man  (see also: )
noun
2. husband  (archaic)
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Henshall: 601 (originally: 573)  Joy o' Kanji : 573  Key to Kanji: 911 

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フ   フウ   おっと husband   
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ニ   ふた    ふた two   
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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