窯 means 'kiln'

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Strokes : 15    Frequency: 1993   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-37    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 6 words   Used in 17 words   Used in 70 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   かま kiln
Lower elements exist as a rare kanji
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This photo-rich essay brings you into the fascinating world of kilns in Japan, where people have fired pottery for 10,000 years! One kiln is named for a snake. Another climbs hills and requires people to stoke the fire around the clock for weeks. Find out about "kiln effects," wherein flying ash enhances a pot's beauty. Also learn to talk about baking food in ovens and building your own wood oven!
⿳   hole  𦍌 () sheep   () fire  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 窯 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 窯 is used 17 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
ヨウ : 4 words FIND ALL
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ceramics; ceramic industry
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かま : 5 words FIND ALL
stove; furnace; kiln
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かま (read as がま) : 8 words FIND ALL
oven; kiln
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Henshall: 1881  Joy o' Kanji : 1881  Key to Kanji:

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ヨウ   かま kiln   
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ケツ   あな hole   
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katakana 'ha'; eight
ヨウ   ひつじ sheep   
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