Components

穀 means 'cereal'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 2186   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-42    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 13 words   Used in 28 words   Used in 58 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   コク
Name    たけ
  
In Chinese fonts, this character displays with an extra horizontal stroke between and .
The left side does not exist as a component. Etymologically this character is the combination of and the remaining components and , which referred to a type of instrument, but does not exist today as a kanji.
⿰  ⿳   samurai   cover; covered   grain   lance shaft  
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 shell  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 穀 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 穀 is used 23 times, read 1 way.
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コク : 23 words FIND ALL
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grain; cereal; corn
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An additional 殻 less common words include 穀 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 876 (originally: 866)  Joy o' Kanji : 866  Key to Kanji: 349 

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コク    cereal   
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シ   samurai
cover; covered   
grain
lance shaft   
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キ    table   
また again   
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