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楽 means 'music; happy'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 266   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Challenge set: 5    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 11    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 86 words   Used in 362 words   Used in 1018 names   Component in 1 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
(Chinese) 乐     
 white   () water   tree  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 楽 is used 25 times, read 3 ways (with 2 variations). 1 words use a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 楽 is used 342 times, read 3 ways (with 3 variations). 1 words use a non-standard reading.
ガク : 166 words FIND ALL
noun
music; musical movement
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ラク : 115 words FIND ALL
'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
musical instrument
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ラク (read as らっ) : 5 words FIND ALL
optimism
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たのしい : 12 words FIND ALL
enjoyable; fun
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ら: 15 words. FIND ALL
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
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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2
ハク   ビャク   しろ white   しろ    しら-    
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1
katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from   
K
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
1
スイ   みず water   
モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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1
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   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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stick   
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