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悪 means 'bad'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 273   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Challenge set: 5    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 11    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 238 words   Used in 450 words   Used in 54 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   アク   オ
Kun
   わる bad
Kun    ああ   いずくに   いずくんぞ   わる-   あ   にく   -にく   にく
  
⿱   Asia   heart  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 悪 is used 18 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 悪 is used 430 times, read 5 ways (with 1 variation).
アク : 231 words FIND ALL
noun
1. devil; demon; fiend
2. Satan; the Devil  (see also: サタン; in Christianity and Judaism)
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アク (read as あっ) : 19 words FIND ALL
(suffer) deterioration; growing worse; aggravation; degeneration; corruption
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オ : 18 words FIND ALL
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わる : 143 words FIND ALL
1. bad; poor; inferior
2. evil; sinful
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: 11 words FIND ALL
don't get me wrong, but ...; I'm sorry  (often written with kana only)
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にく : 8 words FIND ALL
auxiliary adjective, 'i' adjective
difficult to ...; hard to ...  (see also: 為難い; after -masu stem of verb; often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 241 (originally: 222)  Joy o' Kanji : 222  Key to Kanji:

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アク   オ   わる bad   
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2
シン   こころ heart   
2
ア    Asia; rank next   
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5
west
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