浮 means 'float'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 536   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-14    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 27    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 135 words   Used in 185 words   Used in 208 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   かぶ    to float   かべる to launch, to refloat, to waft   かれる to frolic
Name    うき
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See what role 浮 plays in dejection and in happiness so intense that it causes accidents. Find out what "loose teeth" means figuratively. Learn to say 'I feel out of place,' 'The tree stands out against the sky,' and 'He's cheating.' Discover what floated in the "Floating World" of Edo. Inspire memories and ideas by combining body parts with 浮. Also learn about maglev trains in Japan!
⿰   () water   nourishment  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 浮 is used 12 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation). 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 浮 is used 172 times, read 3 ways (with 2 variations). 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
フ : 81 words FIND ALL
surfacing; rising to the surface; emerging; leaping into prominence; levitation
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フ (read as ぶ) : 1 word FIND ALL
Jambudvipa; continent of the terrestrial world  (Buddhist term)
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む : 2 words FIND ALL
3 0
Most common form: むくみ
swelling; edema; oedema
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かぶ : 64 words FIND ALL
1. to float; to be suspended
2. to rise to surface
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うき: 23 words. FIND ALL
0 3
ukiyoe (color print of everyday life in the Edo period) (colour)
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
1. extramarital sex; affair; fooling around
2. infidelity; wantonness; unfaithfulness; inconstancy; fickleness; caprice
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An additional うき less common words include 浮 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1752  Joy o' Kanji : 1752  Key to Kanji: 917 

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フ   うかぶ    う to float   うかべる to launch, to refloat, to waft   うかれる to frolic   
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シ   ス   こ child   
スイ   みず water   
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