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灰 means 'ash'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 1538   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-19    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 53    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 62 words   Used in 116 words   Used in 133 names   Component in 5 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   カイ
Kun
   はい ashes
⿸   cliff   fire  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 灰 is used 6 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 灰 is used 94 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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カイ : 46 words FIND ALL
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noun
grayish white; greyish white
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はい : 36 words FIND ALL
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grey; gray; ashen
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はい (read as ばい) : 12 words FIND ALL
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noun
volcanic ash
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Henshall: 834 (originally: 818)  Joy o' Kanji : 818  Key to Kanji: 103 

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カイ   はい ashes   
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カ   fire   ひ    ほ-    
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ジン   ニン   ひと person   
cliff
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