膚 means 'skin'

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Strokes : 15    Frequency: 1731   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-20    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 54    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 7 words   Used in 49 words   Used in 4 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun    はだ skin, body, grain, texture, disposition
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“A chameleon can change its skin color and blend in with surrounding trees.” “Ayako’s skin is sensitive to chemicals.” “My son’s skin breaks out easily.” “This cloth has a nice texture.” Discover how to say all these things while discovering the etymology of 膚, which seems to contain “tiger” and "stomach.” Find out about an idiom involving “unwounded skin,” and see how people refer to “autumn chill” even in spring.
⿸   tiger   stomach  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 膚 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 膚 is used 48 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
はだ : 21 words FIND ALL
1. the skin; human skin
2. body warmth
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フ : 24 words FIND ALL
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フ (read as ぷ) : 3 words FIND ALL
unwounded skin
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An additional 慮 less common words include 膚 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1757  Joy o' Kanji : 1757  Key to Kanji:

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とら tiger   
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divining rod
シチ   なな    なな    なの seven   
イ    stomach   
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ニク body part   
デン   た rice field   
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