容 means 'contents'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 372   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 4    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 23    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 35 words   Used in 224 words   Used in 231 names   Component in 3 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
Kun   れる to put in
Name    かた   ひろ   まさ
⿱   roof   valley  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 容 is used 15 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 容 is used 219 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
ヨウ : 212 words FIND ALL
subject; contents; matter; substance; detail; import
れる : 6 words FIND ALL
かた: 1 word. FIND ALL
noun, noun (suffix)
spirit; character; trait; temperament; turn of mind; disposition  (かたぎ is esp. as a suffix)
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Henshall: 822 (originally: 802)  Joy o' Kanji : 802  Key to Kanji: 1035 

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ヨウ    contents   
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コク   たに valley   
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ハチ   katakana 'ha'; eight   や    よう eight   
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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