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法 means 'method'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 113   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-2    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 15    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 220 words   Used in 1570 words   Used in 967 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
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   ホウ   ハッ   ホッ
On    フラン
Kun    のり method, law, rule, principle, model, system
Name   
⿰   () water   leave  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 法 is used 56 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 法 is used 1529 times, read 4 ways (with 4 variations).
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ホウ : 1312 words FIND ALL
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noun
method; process; manner; way; means; technique
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ホウ (read as ぽう) : 170 words FIND ALL
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grammar; syntax  (linguistics terminology)
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ホウ (read as ぼう) : 17 words FIND ALL
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teaching Buddhism; rough person; bullying; ostentatious bravado
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ホッ : 9 words FIND ALL
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noun
high priest
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ハッ : 4 words FIND ALL
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noun
law; ban; prohibition; ordinance
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のり : 5 words FIND ALL
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noun
inside measure
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ぼ: 5 words. FIND ALL
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noun
big talk; tall tale
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noun
Lotus Sutra  (see also: 妙法蓮華経; Buddhist term; abbreviation)
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An additional 41 less common words include 法 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 612 (originally: 584)  Joy o' Kanji : 584  Key to Kanji: 965 

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ホウ   ハッ   ホッ    method   
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キョ   コ   さ leave   
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ム   private
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
スイ   みず water   
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