皮 means 'skin'

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Strokes : 5    Radical number: 107    Frequency: 982   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-12    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 46    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 73 words   Used in 259 words   Used in 43 names   Component in 33 kanji (7 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   かわ skin, leather
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 皮 is used 5 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 皮 is used 235 times, read 2 ways (with 3 variations).
ヒ : 132 words FIND ALL
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ヒ (read as ぴ) : 16 words FIND ALL
1. ecdysis; shedding (of skin); sloughing; molting; moulting; casting off
2. freeing oneself; breaking with (convention, etc.)
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ヒ (read as び) : 1 word FIND ALL
sanshin; Okinawan traditional three-stringed instrument; precursor to the shamisen  (see also: 三線; colloquialism)
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かわ : 69 words FIND ALL
Most common form: かわ
1. skin; hide; pelt; fur  (see also: )
2. rind; peel; husk; bark
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かわ (read as がわ) : 17 words FIND ALL
Most common form: 毛革
1. fur; skin; pelt
2. kanji "fur" radical  (this meaning is restricted to reading けがわ)
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An additional 24 less common words include 皮 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 396 (originally: 374)  Joy o' Kanji : 374  Key to Kanji: 887 

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ヒ   かわ skin, leather   
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