煙 means 'smoke'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 1002   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-20    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 33    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 51 words   Used in 147 words   Used in 48 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   けむり smoke   けむ to smoke (chimney etc.)   けむ smoky
Name    たば
Right side exists as a rare kanji, (block up)
⿰   fire  ⿱   (西) west   ground; earth  
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 afraid; tremble  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 煙 is used 7 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 煙 is used 118 times, read 3 ways.
エン : 96 words FIND ALL
1. abstaining from smoking; quitting smoking  (see also: 喫煙)
2. No Smoking!; Smoking Prohibited!  (on a sign)
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けむり : 16 words FIND ALL
Most common form:
smoke; fumes
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けむ : 6 words FIND ALL
0 2
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An additional 29 less common words include 煙 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1027  Joy o' Kanji : 1027  Key to Kanji: 53 

Cascading kanji view

エン   けむり smoke   けむ to smoke (chimney etc.)   けむ smoky   
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ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
カ   fire   ひ    ほ-    
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ジン   ニン   ひと person   
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