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肥 means 'manure'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1404   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-20    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 37 words   Used in 97 words   Used in 241 names   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ヒ
Kun
   こえ manure   える to grow fat   やす to fertilize   やし fertilizer, manure
Kun    ふと
Name    い   こい   ひえ
⿰   () body part   comma  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 肥 is used 7 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 肥 is used 97 times, read 4 ways (with 4 variations).
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ヒ : 59 words FIND ALL
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noun
manure; fertilizer; fertiliser
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こえ : 6 words FIND ALL
2
noun
manure; night soil; dung; fertiliser; fertilizer
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える : 17 words FIND ALL
2
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1. to grow fat; to gain weight; to put on weight
2. to grow fertile  (of soil)
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こえ (read as ごえ) : 6 words FIND ALL
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noun
manure; night soil
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える (read as ご) : 3 words FIND ALL
noun
first fertilizing; first fertilising
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ふと : 2 words FIND ALL
2
Most common form: 太る
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
to grow fat (stout, plump); to become fat; to gain weight
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ふと (read as ぶと) : 2 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 小太り
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ごやし: 2 words. FIND ALL
3
noun
1. toothed medick (Medicago polymorpha); hairy medick; bur clover
2. white clover (Trifolium repens)  (see also: 白詰草; colloquialism)
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Henshall: 793 (originally: 772)  Joy o' Kanji : 772  Key to Kanji: 889 

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ヒ   こえ manure   こえる to grow fat   こやす to fertilize   こやし fertilizer, manure   
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ともえ comma shape, shape of magatama   
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コ   キ   おのれ self   
ニク body part   
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