Components

無 means 'not'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 151   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-4    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 8    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 786 words   Used in 1389 words   Used in 598 names   Component in 15 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ム   ブ
Kun
   not
  
is considered a simplification of 無. However, is usually classified as a radical, this form 無 is not - this form is considered to use as its radical.
⿱  ⿳  𠂉 () man      one   () fire  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 無 is used 40 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 無 is used 1324 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
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ム : 839 words FIND ALL
1
1. unreasonable; unnatural; unjustifiable
2. impossible
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ブ : 61 words FIND ALL
0
safety; peace; quietness  (see also: 無事に)
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: 423 words FIND ALL
0
Most common form: 台なし
mess; spoiled; spoilt; (come to) nothing; ruin
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(read as ない) : 1 word FIND ALL
1
noun
1. ninja throwing knives  (colloquialism)
2. mediaeval farming tool for digging, prying, etc.  (orig. meaning)
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An additional 65 less common words include 無 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 620 (originally: 796)  Joy o' Kanji : 796  Key to Kanji: 997 

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ム   ブ   な not   
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