英 means 'England'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 439   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-7    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 13    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 129 words   Used in 185 words   Used in 1945 names   Component in 11 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
Kun    はなぶさ England, English, hero, outstanding, calyx
Name    あ   あい   え   すぐる   はな   ひ   ひで   よし   ら
⿱   () grass   centre; center  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 英 is used 10 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 英 is used 176 times, read 2 ways.
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English (language)
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はなぶさ : 1 word FIND ALL
calyx; corolla  (botany term)
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An additional 9 less common words include 英 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 449 (originally: 426)  Joy o' Kanji : 426  Key to Kanji: 42 

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エイ    England; hero; flower   
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オウ    centre   
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