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興 means 'entertainment'

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Strokes : 16    Frequency: 579   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-3    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 56 words   Used in 123 words   Used in 704 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
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On
   コウ   キョウ
Kun
   entertainment, interest   おこ to flourish   おこ to establish
Name    おき   おこっ   とも
⿱  ⿴  𦥑 () mortar   same   table  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 興 is used 8 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 興 is used 120 times, read 3 ways.
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コウ : 67 words FIND ALL
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excitement; stimulation; agitation; arousal
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キョウ : 45 words FIND ALL
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noun
interest (in something); curiosity (about something); zest (for)
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おこ : 8 words FIND ALL
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'su' godan verb, transitive verb
to establish (e.g. company); to build up; to set up; to promote; to vitalize; to revive  (see also: 起こす)
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Henshall: 702 (originally: 652)  Joy o' Kanji : 652  Key to Kanji: 217 

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コウ   キョウ    entertainment, interest   おこ to flourish   おこ to establish   
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ドウ   おな same   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
wide mouth
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wide
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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うす a mortar   
table
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