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婆 means 'old woman'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 1527   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-24    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 7 words   Used in 44 words   Used in 48 names   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   バ
Kun    ばば   ばあ old woman
⿱   wave   woman; female  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 婆 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 婆 is used 37 times, read 3 ways.
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noun
old woman
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ばば : 8 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: ババー
noun
1. old woman  (see also: 祖母; often written with kana only)
2. joker (card)  (see also: ババ抜き; often written with kana only; this meaning is restricted to reading ばば, ババ)
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Most common form: 祖母さん
noun
1. grandmother  (see also: お祖母さん; usu. 祖母さん; often written with kana only)
2. old woman; female senior citizen  (see also: お婆さん; 婆さん; often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 1684  Joy o' Kanji : 1684  Key to Kanji:

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バ   old woman
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ジョ   ニョ   ニョウ   woman; female   おんな woman   め woman   
ハ   なみ wave   
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ヒ   かわ skin, leather   
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stick   
cliff
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スイ   みず water   
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