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焼 means 'roast'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 731   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-7    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 41    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 125 words   Used in 295 words   Used in 219 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ショウ
Kun
   to roast, bake, burn   ける to be burnt
Kun      やき-   -や
Name    やい   やき
  
⿰   fire   high  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 焼 is used 8 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 焼 is used 267 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
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ショウ : 36 words FIND ALL
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burning; combustion
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ショウ (read as じょう) : 1 word FIND ALL
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noun
sweet potato shochu (distilled liquor)
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'ku' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to burn
2. to roast; to broil; to grill; to bake; to toast; to barbecue
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(read as やき) : 56 words FIND ALL
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noun
setting on fire; setting afire
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An additional や.ける less common words include 焼 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 539 (originally: 509)  Joy o' Kanji : 509  Key to Kanji: 537 

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ショウ   や to roast, bake, burn   やける to be burnt   
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ギョウ   たか high   
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ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
stick   
grass   
one pair of legs
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legs
カ   fire   ひ    ほ-    
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eight
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
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