目 means 'eye'

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Strokes : 5    Radical number: 109    Frequency: 39   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Challenge set: 1    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 6    Beginner lesson: 4   Begins 344 words   Used in 1202 words   Used in 1450 names   Component in 263 kanji (138 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   ボク   モク
Name    さかん   さがん   さっか   さつか
For an eye-opening experience, see why there's an 'eye' radical in (349: straight; to repair, correct, change, redo; immediately; direct; honest) and (1375: shield; pretext). Also find out how it might be hard to differentiate an eye from a net in some kanji.
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 目 is used 38 times, read 4 ways. 1 words use a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 目 is used 1140 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation). 2 words use a non-standard reading.
モク : 376 words FIND ALL
purpose; goal; aim; objective; intention
ボク : 8 words FIND ALL
1. face; honour; honor; reputation; prestige; dignity; credit
2. appearance; look
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モク (read as もっ) : 2 words FIND ALL
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
at present; now
め : 743 words FIND ALL
1. no good; not serving its purpose; useless; broken  (often written with kana only)
2. hopeless; wasted; in vain; purposeless  (often written with kana only)
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ま- (read as ま) : 9 words FIND ALL
eyelid; eyelids  (often written with kana only)
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Part of a non-standard reading: 2 words. FIND ALL
diligent; serious; honest; sober; grave; earnest; steady
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Henshall: 30 (originally: 72)  Joy o' Kanji : 72  Key to Kanji: 1011 

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ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
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