芋 means 'potato'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 1646   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-27    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 25 words   Used in 69 words   Used in 111 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   いも potato
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From Hokkaido to Okinawa, the Japanese grow many types of white potatoes and sweet potatoes and have scads of ways of eating them. Find out when 芋 represents which of its many definitions, why a "new potato" label is crucial, what "sweet potato color" means, and what a potato stamp is. Also see why sweet potatoes prompt passion, nostalgia, embarrassed laughter, and excuses.
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 芋 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 芋 is used 59 times, read 2 ways.
ウ : 2 words FIND ALL
calla (Zantedcschia aethiopica)  (see also: カラー; often written with kana only)
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いも : 57 words FIND ALL
Most common form: いも
1. tuber; taro; potato
2. yokel; bumpkin  (derogatory)
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An additional 10 less common words include 芋 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1011  Joy o' Kanji : 1011  Key to Kanji:

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いも potato   
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