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岩 means 'boulder'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 772   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-8    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 42    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 87 words   Used in 193 words   Used in 3500 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ガン
Kun
   いわ a boulder
⿱   mountain   stone  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 岩 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 岩 is used 174 times, read 2 ways.
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noun
lava
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いわ : 56 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: いわ
noun
1. rock; boulder
2. crag; cliff
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Henshall: 102 (originally: 249)  Joy o' Kanji : 249  Key to Kanji: 149 

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ガン   いわ a boulder   
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セキ   シャク   コク   いし stone   
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whereupon one
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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サン   やま mountain   
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