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確 means 'certain'

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Strokes : 15    Frequency: 294   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-7    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 20    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 78 words   Used in 148 words   Used in 38 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   カク
Kun
   たし certain   たしかめる to make certain
On    コウ
⿰   stone  ⿱   cover; covered   little bird  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 確 is used 11 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 確 is used 143 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
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カク : 124 words FIND ALL
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confirmation; verification; validation; review; check; affirmation; identification
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カク (read as かっ) : 3 words FIND ALL
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firm; unshakeable; resolute
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たし : 15 words FIND ALL
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ichidan verb, transitive verb
to ascertain; to check; to make sure
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たし (read as たしか) : 1 word FIND ALL
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Most common form: 確か
1. sure; certain; positive; definite
2. reliable; trustworthy; safe; sound; firm; accurate; correct; exact
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An additional たし.かめる less common words include 確 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 664 (originally: 634)  Joy o' Kanji : 634  Key to Kanji: 116 

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カク   たし certain   たしかめる to make certain   
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crane; flying bird
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little bird
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cover; covered   
セキ   シャク   コク   いし stone   
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whereupon one
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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