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白 means 'white'

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Strokes : 5    Radical number: 106    Frequency: 196   JLPT: N5    Usefulness: 1    Study set: 1-3    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 4    Beginner lesson: 12   Begins 394 words   Used in 652 words   Used in 2377 names   Component in 398 kanji (35 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ハク
Kun
   しろ white   しろ   しら-
On    ビャク
Name    あき   か   はっ
See how this radical is on duty in just five Jōyō kanji, including (hundred; 100) and (target), and means 'white' in exactly none of them!
⿱   () katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from   sun; day  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 白 is used 33 times, read 3 ways (with 3 variations).
Across all words in Japanese, 白 is used 567 times, read 4 ways (with 4 variations).
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ハク : 237 words FIND ALL
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white person; Caucasian
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ハク (read as ぱく) : 51 words FIND ALL
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innocence (i.e. not guilty); purity; uprightness
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ハク (read as はっ) : 23 words FIND ALL
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noun
leukemia
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ビャク : 9 words FIND ALL
Most common form: 白芷
noun
1. bai zhi (Chinese name for angelica species Angelica dahurica); traditional Chinese cure made from the root of this plant  (see also: 鎧草; often written with kana only)
2. Heracleum nipponicum (species of hogweed)  (see also: 花独活)
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ビャク (read as びゃっ) : 1 word FIND ALL
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noun
albino fox; white (spiritual) fox
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しろ : 145 words FIND ALL
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しら- (read as しら) : 61 words FIND ALL
1
prefix
1. white
2. unseasoned; undyed; unaltered
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しろ (read as じろ) : 40 words FIND ALL
4
1. pale; pallid
2. bluish-white
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Henshall: 53 (originally: 65)  Joy o' Kanji : 65  Key to Kanji: 863 

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ハク   しろ white   しろ    しら-    
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
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