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干 means 'dry; drying frame'

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Strokes : 3    Radical number: 51    Frequency: 1260   JLPT: N2    Ring: 5    Set: 7    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 50    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 66 words   Used in 137 words   Used in 211 names   Component in 28 kanji (16 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   カン
Kun
   to get dry    to dry (something), to air
Kun   し-   -ぼ
Name    ほし
 from  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 干 is used 4 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 干 is used 131 times, read 3 ways (with 3 variations).
カン : 50 words FIND ALL
1. some; few; a number of; a little (bit)
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
2. somewhat; to a certain extent
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3
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: 25 words FIND ALL
'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to air; to dry; to desiccate
2. to drain (off)
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4
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(read as ぼ) : 23 words FIND ALL
noun
umeboshi; pickled ume; pickled plum
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5
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: 19 words FIND ALL
noun
tidal flat; tideland
6
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(read as ほし) : 11 words FIND ALL
noun, noun (prefix)
drying; dried
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9
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ぼし: 3 words. FIND ALL
noun
(small crunchy) dried sardines
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9
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Henshall: 840 (originally: 825)  Joy o' Kanji : 825  Key to Kanji: 133 

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カン   dry; drying frame   ひ to get dry   ほ to dry (something), to air   
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