羽 means 'feather'

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Strokes : 6    Radical number: 124    Frequency: 761   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Challenge set: 3    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 42    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 71 words   Used in 176 words   Used in 2911 names   Component in 22 kanji (8 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   はね feather    counter for birds
Name    しゅう   ば
The official reading is は when 羽 is used as a counter. However, it is pronounced わ (or ぱ or ば when voiced).
The "feather" radical 羽 has really taken wing! Although it's the on-duty radical in just six Joyo kanji, 羽 has migrated to four positions in those characters. Its Japanese name changes accordingly.
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 羽 is used 2 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 羽 is used 159 times, read 3 ways (with 4 variations).
ウ : 21 words FIND ALL
feathers; plumage; down
は : 72 words FIND ALL
1. panel; wainscoting; wainscotting  (this meaning is restricted to form 羽目)
2. plight; fix; bind; awkward situation; difficult situation; mess  (see also: 羽目になる)
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はね : 10 words FIND ALL
1. feather; plume; wing  (翅 esp. refers to insect wings)
2. blade (fan, propeller, etc.)
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は (read as ば) : 39 words FIND ALL
three (birds)
はね (read as ばね) : 8 words FIND ALL
arrow feathers
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は (read as ぱ) : 6 words FIND ALL
raincoat  (see also: レインコート; often written with kana only; originally from Portuguese 'capa')
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わ: 3 words. FIND ALL
counter for birds and rabbits
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Henshall: 82 (originally: 812)  Joy o' Kanji : 812  Key to Kanji: 33 

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ウ   はね feather   は counter for birds   
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