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楽 means 'music' or 'happy'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 266   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-6    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 11    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 88 words   Used in 363 words   Used in 1018 names   Component in 2 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ガク   ラク
Kun
   music   たのしい happy, pleasant   たのしむ to be happy
On    ゴウ
Kun    この
Name    さ   た   やす   ら
乐 (Chinese)     
⿱  ⿻   () water   white   tree  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 楽 is used 22 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation). 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 楽 is used 342 times, read 3 ways (with 3 variations). 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
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ガク : 166 words FIND ALL
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noun
music; musical movement
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ラク : 115 words FIND ALL
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'na' adjective, noun, noun (suffix)
1. comfort; ease
noun
2. raku pottery  (see also: 楽焼き; abbreviation)
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ガク (read as がっ) : 28 words FIND ALL
0
musical instrument
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ラク (read as らっ) : 5 words FIND ALL
0
optimism
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たのしい : 12 words FIND ALL
3
enjoyable; fun
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ら: 15 words. FIND ALL
5
noun
grand kagura performance at Ise  (see also: 太神楽)
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
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noun
ancient Shinto music and dancing
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Henshall: 98 (originally: 218)  Joy o' Kanji : 218  Key to Kanji: 123 

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ガク   ラク    music   たのしい happy, pleasant   たのしむ to be happy   
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ハク   しろ white   しろ    しら-    
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
スイ   みず water   
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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