箇 means 'item'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 1972   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-37    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 8 words   Used in 38 words   Used in 55 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
The character ヶ is often used in place of this kanji when used as a counter. Note that ヶ is not kana ケ.
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Have you been confused about -箇 versus - as a counter? If so, you're not alone. This problem has existed for millennia! To complicate matters further, the Japanese generally replace -箇 with -か, -カ, -ヵ, -ケ, or -ヶ. And one doesn't even pronounce -ケ as け! This essay sorts out all such muddles and puts 箇 "in its place," showing how to use it to mean "place" and how to count places.
⿱   () bamboo   hard  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 箇 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 箇 is used 37 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
カ : 29 words FIND ALL
noun, counter
passage; place; point; part  (カ所, ヶ所, etc. are mainly used as counters)
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コ : 7 words FIND ALL
Most common form: 個々
individual; one by one; separate
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カ (read as が) : 1 word FIND ALL
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Most common form: 三が日
first three days of the New Year (January 1st to 3rd)
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An additional 1 less common words include 箇 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1054  Joy o' Kanji : 1054  Key to Kanji:

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カ    item; counter for months, places, provisions   
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コ   かた hard   かたまる to harden   かためる to make hard   
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コ   ふる old   -ふる to grow old   
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ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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box, enclosure   
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