有 means 'possess'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 254   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-5    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 11    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 376 words   Used in 666 words   Used in 2326 names   Component in 26 kanji (4 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   ユウ   ウ
   to possess; to exist
Name    あ   あら   ある   くに   なお   ゆ
⿸  𠂇 () ten   month; moon  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 有 is used 30 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 有 is used 652 times, read 3 ways (with 2 variations).
ユウ : 459 words FIND ALL
2. fame
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ウ : 34 words FIND ALL
1. existence or nonexistence; presence or absence  (see also: 有り無し)
2. consent or refusal; yes or no
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: 148 words FIND ALL
Most common form: あってない
lacking in some desired property (size, usefulness, etc.)  (often written with kana only)
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(read as あり) : 10 words FIND ALL
2 0
state; condition; circumstances; the way things are or should be; truth
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(read as ある) : 1 word FIND ALL
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An additional あり less common words include 有 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 423 (originally: 401)  Joy o' Kanji : 401  Key to Kanji: 1025 

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ユウ   ウ   あ to possess; to exist   
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ten   じゅう    じつ    と    とう    
ガツ   ゲツ   つき month; moon   
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