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岡 means 'hill'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 532   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 6    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 14 words   Used in 23 words   Used in 3821 names   Component in 4 kanji (3 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
Kun
   おか hill, Mount
On    コウ
   (Chinese) 冈  
Find out what role 岡 (primarily 'hill') could possibly play in a bathhouse, on an inkstone, in a wooden carrying box, in unrequited love, and in a 2nd-class red-light district. The essay provides connective thread between uses of 岡 that otherwise seem completely random. See how 岡 relates to , another kanji for "hill." And enjoy a bevy of photos with 岡 in the names of people and places.
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 岡
⿵   wide  ⿱   () grass   mountain  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 岡 is used 3 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 岡 is used 19 times, read 2 ways.
コウ : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
hill  (archaic)
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おか : 18 words FIND ALL
noun
Okayama prefecture (Chuugoku area)
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 1968  Key to Kanji:

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おか hill, Mount   
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wide
grass   
サン   やま mountain   
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