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好 means 'like'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 252   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 3    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 19    Beginner lesson: 20   Begins 154 words   Used in 290 words   Used in 801 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   コウ
Kun
   この    to like
Kun      い
Name    こ   たか   とし   よし
⿰   woman; female   child  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 好 is used 17 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 好 is used 280 times, read 5 ways (with 4 variations).
コウ : 163 words FIND ALL
noun
1. shape; form; figure; posture; pose
2. appearance
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コウ (read as ごう) : 2 words FIND ALL
noun
features; appearance
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: 28 words FIND ALL
loveable; very likeable; like very much
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(read as ず) : 27 words FIND ALL
(idle) curiosity; whimsical; (having) strange tastes
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: 23 words FIND ALL
fortunately; luckily  (opposite: 折悪しく)
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この : 15 words FIND ALL
'mu' godan verb, transitive verb
to like; to prefer
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: 13 words FIND ALL
expression
1. good-natured person
noun
2. lover
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この (read as ごの) : 4 words FIND ALL
being particular about; fastidious
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こ: 5 words. FIND ALL
attractive; good-looking; stylish; cool; smooth; neat; with-it; groovy  (see also: 格好いい; often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 503 (originally: 859)  Joy o' Kanji : 859  Key to Kanji: 319 

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コウ   この    す to like   
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ジョ   ニョ   ニョウ   woman; female   おんな woman   め woman   
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シ   ス   こ child   
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