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掛 means 'hanging'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 754   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 7    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 31    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 77 words   Used in 470 words   Used in 461 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun
   かる to be hanging, to cost, to take   ける to hang up, to spend, to multiply   -がかり person in charge
On    カイ   ケイ
Kun      -か   -が   -がかる   かかり   -がかり   かかり
Name    かけ
The right two elements form a relatively rare kanji,
⿲   () hand   jewel   divining rod  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 掛 is used 7 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 掛 is used 444 times, read 5 ways (with 3 variations).
カイ (read as がい) : 2 words FIND ALL
noun
headstall, martingale, and crupper  (see also: 面繋, 胸繋, 尻繋)
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ケイ : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
music suspension
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かる : 332 words FIND ALL
noun
1. device; contrivance; mechanism; gadget
2. trick; trap; calculated manipulation; gambit
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かる (read as が) : 63 words FIND ALL
noun
intention; attention; dedication; care; prudence; readiness; mental attitude
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ける (read as かけ) : 39 words FIND ALL
noun
accounts receivable; outstanding sales account
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-がかり (read as がかり) : 2 words FIND ALL
suffix
charge; duty; person in charge; official; clerk  (see also: , 掛かり; 掛 is often used for government offices, railways, etc.)
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かる (read as かかり) : 2 words FIND ALL
noun
official in charge; person in charge
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がけ: 3 words. FIND ALL
1. -clad  (after an article of clothing)
2. in the midst of  (after a -masu stem; often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 1083  Joy o' Kanji : 1083  Key to Kanji:

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hanging   かかる to be hanging, to cost, to take   かける to hang up, to spend, to multiply   -がかり person in charge   
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シュ   て hand   
divining rod
ケイ    jewel; corner   
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ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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