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家 means 'house'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 28   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-2    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 5    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 249 words   Used in 872 words   Used in 1860 names   Component in 5 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   カ   ケ
Kun
   いえ       house, home
Kun    うち
Name    あり   え   く   つか   べ
⿱   roof   pig  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 家 is used 28 times, read 4 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 家 is used 837 times, read 5 ways (with 2 variations). 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
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カ : 662 words FIND ALL
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noun
author; writer; novelist; artist
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ケ : 62 words FIND ALL
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noun
head of family; originator
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ケ (read as げ) : 3 words FIND ALL
noun
Mountain School (of Song-period Tiantai Buddhism)  (see also: 山外; Buddhist term)
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カ (read as が) : 1 word FIND ALL
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noun
hiding place; refuge
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いえ : 66 words FIND ALL
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running away from home; leaving home
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や : 38 words FIND ALL
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noun
rent
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うち : 4 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: お内
noun
home; your home; your group; their home  (see also: お宅; polite (teineigo) language; often written with kana only)
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
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Most common form: アヒル
noun
domestic duck  (often written with kana only)
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An additional 1 less common words include 家 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 89 (originally: 83)  Joy o' Kanji : 83  Key to Kanji: 79 

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