工 means 'work'

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Strokes : 3    Radical number: 48    Frequency: 402   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Challenge set: 6    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 12    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 107 words   Used in 549 words   Used in 2109 names   Component in 60 kanji (22 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   コウ   ク
Name    もく
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 工 is used 23 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 工 is used 540 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
コウ : 483 words FIND ALL
factory; plant; mill; workshop
(click the word to view an additional 1 reading and 2 forms)
ク : 54 words FIND ALL
ク (read as ぐ) : 3 words FIND ALL
condition; state; manner; health
(click the word to view an additional 3 forms)
Henshall: 125 (originally: 113)  Joy o' Kanji : 113  Key to Kanji: 321 

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コウ   ク    work   
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