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方 means 'way'

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Strokes : 4    Radical number: 70    Frequency: 33   JLPT: N4    Ring: 3    Set: 1    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 6    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 92 words   Used in 807 words   Used in 1465 names   Component in 43 kanji (20 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ホウ
Kun
   かた way, direction
Kun    -がた
Name    から   な   なた   ふさ   まさ   みち   も   わ
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 方 is used 47 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations). 1 words use a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 方 is used 748 times, read 2 ways (with 5 variations). 3 words use a non-standard reading.
ホウ : 488 words FIND ALL
noun
method; process; manner; way; means; technique
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ホウ (read as ぽう) : 59 words FIND ALL
noun
1. one (esp. of two); the other; one way; the other way; one direction; the other direction; one side; the other side; one party; the other party
conjunction
2. on the one hand; on the other hand  (see also: 他方)
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ホウ (read as ぼう) : 2 words FIND ALL
noun
1. three sides
2. small offering stand
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かた : 162 words FIND ALL
noun
way; method; means; resource; course
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かた (read as がた) : 32 words FIND ALL
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
evening; dusk  (see also: 明け方)
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なた: 1 word. FIND ALL
も: 1 word. FIND ALL
noun
talk about various topics
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Part of a non-standard reading: 3 words. FIND ALL
noun
1. (one's) whereabouts
2. outcome
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Henshall: 223 (originally: 204)  Joy o' Kanji : 204  Key to Kanji: 964 

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ホウ   かた way, direction   
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