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扇 means 'folding fan'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 1857   JLPT: N1    Ring: 6    Set: 15    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 17 words   Used in 69 words   Used in 273 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   セン
Kun
   おうぎ folding fan
Name    おう   おおぎ
You might be envisioning a handheld fan as a dainty item held by a dainty woman, but war commanders used to hold fans, and fans have served as weapons! Far from being confined to a genteel world, 扇 plays a role in words about instigating trouble. Learn about two shapes of fans and see how they influence animal and plant names, as well as descriptions of many everyday objects.
⿸   door   feather  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 扇 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 扇 is used 47 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
セン : 24 words FIND ALL
noun
electric fan
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おうぎ : 21 words FIND ALL
noun
folding fan
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6
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おおぎ: 2 words. FIND ALL
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Henshall: 1492  Joy o' Kanji : 1492  Key to Kanji:

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セン   おうぎ folding fan   
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ウ   はね feather   は counter for birds   
コ   と door   
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イチ   イツ   one   ひと    ひと-    
corpse
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