Components

戈 means 'tasseled spear'

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Strokes : 4    Radical number: 62    Frequency: 3396   Usefulness: 7    Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 3 words   Used in 9 words   Used in 20 names   Component in 268 kanji (48 Jōyō)
Hyōgaiji (表外字)
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Kun    ほこ   ほこづくり
Learn to recognize three styles of spear, each representing our radical at various stages of evolution! And see why there’s a weapon at the heart of (I; myself), (frolic), and (relative), as well as in more likely characters, such as (battle).
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noun
ge (ancient Chinese dagger-axe)
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1
noun
shield and halberd; fighting; war
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noun
kanji "spear" radical at right  (see also: 戈構え)
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1
noun
swords; arms; warfare
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3
noun
kanji "spear" radical at right
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tasseled spear
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