獣 means 'beast'

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Strokes : 16    Frequency: 1634   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-27    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 32 words   Used in 92 words   Used in 16 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   けもの beast, animal
Kun    けだもの
兽 (Chinese)     
Left side simplified from (animal raising)
⿰  ⿱  ⿱   () small   rice field  ⿱   one   mouth   dog  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 獣 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 獣 is used 85 times, read 2 ways.
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けもの : 4 words FIND ALL
beast; brute; animal
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An additional 7 less common words include 獣 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1366  Joy o' Kanji : 1366  Key to Kanji:

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ジュウ   けもの beast, animal   
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ケン   いぬ dog   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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デン   た rice field   
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