猛 means 'fierce'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 1467   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-22    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 53 words   Used in 68 words   Used in 138 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Name    たけ   たける
⿰   () dog   beginning  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 猛 is used 3 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 猛 is used 66 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation). 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
モウ : 55 words FIND ALL
violent; vehement; raging; stout; intense; spirited; stormy
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
man of valour; man of valor; stalwart; tough guy; warrior
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たけ: 10 words. FIND ALL
burning with desire
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An additional たけし less common words include 猛 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1854  Joy o' Kanji : 1854  Key to Kanji:

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モウ   fierce
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モウ    beginning   
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シ   ス   こ child   
さら dish   
ケン   いぬ dog   
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