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米 means 'rice'

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Strokes : 6    Radical number: 119    Frequency: 308   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-7    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 21    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 129 words   Used in 286 words   Used in 1382 names   Component in 217 kanji (28 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   ベイ   マイ
Kun
   こめ rice
On    メエトル
Name    よね   は   べ   まべ   め   よ   よな   よの   よま
There's rice in the restroom! Rice in cosmetics! Rice in the hair salon! That's all thanks to (cosmetics). Find out about that kanji and others containing the 'rice' radical, such as (flour) and (sugar).
⿻   () eight   tree  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 米 is used 8 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 米 is used 265 times, read 4 ways (with 2 variations).
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ベイ : 151 words FIND ALL
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noun
America; USA
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マイ : 70 words FIND ALL
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rice polishing; polished rice
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こめ : 32 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. (husked grains of) rice
2. 88 years old  (米 is composed of 八十八; this meaning is restricted to reading よね)
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よね : 2 words FIND ALL
expression, noun
longevity celebration for one's 88th year
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こめ (read as ごめ) : 9 words FIND ALL
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noun
crushed rice; tiny pieces of rice
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め: 1 word. FIND ALL
noun
var. of ancient ballad
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An additional 21 less common words include 米 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 220 (originally: 201)  Joy o' Kanji : 201  Key to Kanji: 943 

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ベイ   マイ   こめ rice   
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eight
モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
stick   
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