無 means 'not'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 151   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Challenge set: 3    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 786 words   Used in 1389 words   Used in 598 names   Component in 6 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   ム   ブ
⿱  ⿳  𠂉 () man      one   () fire  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 無 is used 43 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 無 is used 1325 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
ム : 839 words FIND ALL
1. unreasonable; unnatural; unjustifiable
2. impossible
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ブ : 61 words FIND ALL
safety; peace; quietness  (see also: 無事に)
: 424 words FIND ALL
1. soon; before long; in a short time  (often written with kana only)
2. lacking time to ...; without time to ...  (after verb; often written with kana only)
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(read as ない) : 1 word FIND ALL
1. ninja throwing knives  (colloquialism)
2. mediaeval farming tool for digging, prying, etc.  (orig. meaning)
Henshall: 620 (originally: 796)  Joy o' Kanji : 796  Key to Kanji: 997 

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ム   ブ   な not   
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