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海 means 'ocean'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 154   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-1    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 9    Beginner lesson: 18   Begins 383 words   Used in 726 words   Used in 3619 names   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   カイ
Kun
   うみ ocean
Name
   み
Name    あ   あま   うな   うん   え   か   た   ひろ   ひろし   ぶ   まち   まま   め   わたる
  
⿰   () water   every, each  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 海 is used 30 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 海 is used 588 times, read 2 ways (with 5 variations).
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カイ : 451 words FIND ALL
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foreign; abroad; overseas
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カイ (read as がい) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
rainbow lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus); rainbow lory  (often written with kana only)
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うみ : 85 words FIND ALL
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noun
sea; ocean; waters
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うん: 1 word. FIND ALL
noun
Linaria japonica (species of toadflax)  (often written with kana only)
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noun
warm sea
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noun
ocean; sea; the deep
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え: 46 words. FIND ALL
noun
whiskered velvet shrimp (Metapenaeopsis barbata); red rice prawn  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 94 (originally: 88)  Joy o' Kanji : 88  Key to Kanji: 102 

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カイ   うみ ocean   
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スイ   みず water   
マイ   every, each
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
ボ   はは mother   
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