Components

目 means 'eye'

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Strokes : 5    Radical number: 109    Frequency: 39   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-1    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 6    Beginner lesson: 4   Begins 377 words   Used in 1214 words   Used in 1450 names   Component in 806 kanji (138 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ボク   モク
Kun
   ま-   
Name    さかん   さがん   さっか   さつか
  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 目 is used 41 times, read 4 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 目 is used 1141 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation). 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
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モク : 376 words FIND ALL
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noun
purpose; goal; aim; objective; intention
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ボク : 8 words FIND ALL
0
noun
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
1
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
at present; now
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め : 745 words FIND ALL
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diligent; serious; honest; sober; grave; earnest; steady
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ま- (read as ま) : 9 words FIND ALL
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expression, adverb
just before one's eyes; in one's presence; personally
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
3
noun
1. one's true character; one's true self; oneself
2. seriousness; earnestness
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An additional 1 less common words include 目 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
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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