稼 means 'work'

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Strokes : 15    Frequency: 1463   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-22    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 21 words   Used in 52 words   Used in 16 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   かせ to work, earn a living
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This Jekyll and Hyde character represents both hard work and thievery, and the samurai may have given 稼 its shady connotation! Learn to say, “I earn my keep,” “Losing their breadwinner was a shock to that family,” “I’ll make a little money, and Mr. White will never know,” “The factory is running at full capacity,” “It seems you're raking in the money,” and “I wish I earned more money.”
⿰   grain   house  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 稼 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 稼 is used 50 times, read 2 ways.
カ : 21 words FIND ALL
operation (of machine); operating; running; working
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かせ : 29 words FIND ALL
'gu' godan verb, intransitive verb
to earn income; to labor; to labour
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An additional 1 less common words include 稼 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1055  Joy o' Kanji : 1055  Key to Kanji:

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カ   かせ to work, earn a living   
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カ   ケ   house   いえ    や    
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