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火 means 'fire'

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Strokes : 4    Radical number: 86    Frequency: 465   JLPT: N5    Usefulness: 1    Study set: 1-4    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 5    Beginner lesson: 17   Begins 272 words   Used in 514 words   Used in 503 names   Component in 273 kanji (19 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   カ
Kun
     ほ-
Kun    -び
     
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⿵   () eight   person  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 火 is used 27 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 火 is used 475 times, read 3 ways (with 3 variations).
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カ : 300 words FIND ALL
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
Tuesday
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カ (read as が) : 1 word FIND ALL
1
noun
kanji "fire" radical at bottom  (see also: 列火)
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ひ : 114 words FIND ALL
1
noun, noun (suffix)
fire; flame; blaze
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ひ (read as び) : 50 words FIND ALL
1
noun
fireworks
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ほ- (read as ほ) : 9 words FIND ALL
0 2
noun
firelight; shadows or forms moving in firelight
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ひ (read as ぴ) : 1 word FIND ALL
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noun
oven; (waffle) iron
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An additional 1 less common words include 火 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 15 (originally: 8)  Joy o' Kanji : Key to Kanji: 84 

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カ   fire   ひ    ほ-    
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eight
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
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