朴 means 'simple' or 'magnolia'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 1844   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-33    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 7 words   Used in 16 words   Used in 97 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun    ほう   ほお   えのき
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The 朴 kanji, which looks like a child’s drawing, represents the full range of simplicity, from basic questions, straightforward flavors, and honest villagers to naivete and artlessness. Learn to say, “This may be a silly question, but …,” “It’s an apple pie with a simple flavor,” “The plain and simple style of this cartoon is impressive,” and “He is an unsophisticated man.”
⿰   tree   divining rod  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 朴 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 朴 is used 16 times, read 3 ways.
ボク : 11 words FIND ALL
simplicity; artlessness; naivete; pristineness; idyll
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ほお : 4 words FIND ALL
geta supports made out of magnolia wood; geta with these supports
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えのき : 1 word FIND ALL
1. Japanese hackberry (Celtis sinensis var. japonica); Chinese nettle tree  (often written with kana only)
2. enoki mushroom (Flammulina velutipes); winter mushroom; velvet shank; enokitake; enokidake  (often written with kana only; abbreviation; this meaning is restricted to reading えのき)
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Henshall: 1819  Joy o' Kanji : 1819  Key to Kanji:

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ボク    simple; magnolia   
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divining rod
モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
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