浮 means 'float'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 536   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 6    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 27    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 128 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
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!
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 浮
⿰   () 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 words use a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 浮 is used 172 times, read 3 ways (with 2 variations). 1 words use a non-standard reading.
フ : 81 words FIND ALL
buoyancy; floating power
フ (read as ぶ) : 1 word FIND ALL
Jambudvipa; continent of the terrestrial world  (Buddhist term)
む : 2 words FIND ALL
'mu' godan verb, intransitive verb
to swell; to become swollen; to be puffy (e.g. face from lack of sleep); to be bloated (esp. from fluid retention)  (often written with kana only)
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
ukiyoe (color print of everyday life in the Edo period) (colour)
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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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   
claw   つめ    
スイ   みず water   
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