犯 means 'crime'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 620   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-15    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 28    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 36 words   Used in 172 words   Used in 5 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   おか to commit a crime
On    ボン
⿰   () dog   () seal  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 犯 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 犯 is used 168 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
ハン : 149 words FIND ALL
offender; criminal
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ハン (read as ぱん) : 8 words FIND ALL
war criminal  (see also: 戦争犯罪人; abbreviation)
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ボン : 3 words FIND ALL
(strict) observance of the Buddhist precept of lifelong celibacy  (yojijukugo)
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おか : 8 words FIND ALL
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'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to commit (e.g. crime); to perpetrate; to make (e.g. mistake)
2. to break (e.g. rule); to violate; to transgress; to contravene
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An additional 4 less common words include 犯 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 789 (originally: 768)  Joy o' Kanji : 768  Key to Kanji: 876 

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ハン   crime   おか to commit a crime   
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ケン   いぬ dog   
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