盆 means 'tray'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 1770   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-31    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 23 words   Used in 45 words   Used in 87 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
In most fonts the upper component is ハ, but in some it appears as (eight).
⿱   divide   dish  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 盆 is used 3 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 盆 is used 43 times, read 1 way.
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Most common form: ぼん
1. tray
2. family; household
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An additional 2 less common words include 盆 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1828  Joy o' Kanji : 1828  Key to Kanji:

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ボン    tray; O-Bon (festival)   
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さら dish   
ブン   ブ   フン   わける to divide, to distinguish   わかる to understand   わかれる to be divided   わかつ to share, distribute   
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トウ   かたな sword   
katakana 'ha'; eight
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