宇 means 'eaves'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 782   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-8    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 42    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 80 words   Used in 120 words   Used in 2122 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
Name    いえ   たか   ひろ   ひろし
⿱   roof   from  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 宇 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 宇 is used 113 times, read 1 way.
ウ : 113 words FIND ALL
universe; cosmos; space
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An additional 7 less common words include 宇 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 829 (originally: 811)  Joy o' Kanji : 811  Key to Kanji: 32 

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ウ    eaves   
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ウ    from   
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ニ   ふた    ふた two   
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