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広 means 'broad'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 274   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-6    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 11    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 107 words   Used in 193 words   Used in 2060 names   Component in 5 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   コウ
Kun
   ひろ broad   ひろがる   ひろまる to be wide open, spread out   ひろげる   ひろめる to open wide
  
⿸  广 stony cliff   () private  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 広 is used 15 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 広 is used 187 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations). 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
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コウ : 104 words FIND ALL
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ひろ : 72 words FIND ALL
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spacious; vast; wide
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ひろ (read as びろ) : 7 words FIND ALL
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noun
business suit  (perhaps from "civil clothes" or "Savile Row")
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ひろ (read as ぴろ) : 3 words FIND ALL
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unguarded; frank; open
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
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Most common form: カントン
1. Guangdong (China); Kwangtung
2. Guangzhou; Kwangchow; Canton (China)  (see also: 広州)
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An additional ひろ.がる less common words include 広 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 127 (originally: 114)  Joy o' Kanji : 114  Key to Kanji: 323 

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コウ   ひろ broad   ひろがる    ひろまる to be wide open, spread out   ひろげる    ひろめる to open wide   
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ム   private
广
stony cliff
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