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幸 means 'happiness'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 545   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-14    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 27    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 30 words   Used in 62 words   Used in 2158 names   Component in 39 kanji (3 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   コウ
Kun
   さち   しあわ   さいわ happiness
Name    こ   さき   さし   さっ   とも   ひろ   みゆき   ゆ   ゆき   よし
Lower element does exist as a kanji 𢆉 but not visible on most systems
⿱   ground; earth  ¥   
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 幸 is used 6 times, read 4 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 幸 is used 59 times, read 4 ways (with 2 variations).
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コウ : 37 words FIND ALL
2
unhappiness; sorrow; misfortune; disaster; accident; death
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さち : 8 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. good luck; fortune; happiness
2. harvest; yield  (see also: 海の幸, 山の幸; this meaning is restricted to reading さち)
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しあわ : 6 words FIND ALL
0
happiness; good fortune; luck; blessing
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さいわ : 6 words FIND ALL
0
1. happiness; blessedness; luck; fortune; felicity  (see also: 幸いする)
2. luckily; fortunately
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さいわ (read as ざいわ) : 1 word FIND ALL
4
noun
unexpected piece of good luck; windfall
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さき: 1 word. FIND ALL
noun
god who bestows happiness upon people
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Henshall: 295 (originally: 279)  Joy o' Kanji : 279  Key to Kanji: 322 

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コウ   さち    しあわ    さいわ happiness   
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ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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