炎 means 'blaze'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1343   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-19    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 20 words   Used in 227 words   Used in 36 names   Component in 27 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   ほのお blaze, flame
Name    ぬく
⿱   fire   fire  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 炎 is used 6 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 炎 is used 219 times, read 2 ways.
エン : 215 words FIND ALL
1. blazing up
2. destruction of a large building by fire
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ほのお : 4 words FIND ALL
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1. flame; blaze
2. flames (of intense emotion, e.g. love, jealousy, anger); passion
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An additional 9 less common words include 炎 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1024  Joy o' Kanji : 1024  Key to Kanji:

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エン   ほのお blaze, flame   
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カ   fire   ひ    ほ-    
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ジン   ニン   ひと person   
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