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草 means 'grass'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 551   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 6    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 27    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 112 words   Used in 457 words   Used in 1519 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ソウ
Kun
   くさ grass
Kun    -ぐさ
Name    そ   や
⿱   () grass   early; fast  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 草 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 草 is used 371 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
ソウ : 191 words FIND ALL
noun
grass-covered plain; grasslands; meadows; savannah; prairie; steppe
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ソウ (read as ぞう) : 18 words FIND ALL
noun
zori; Japanese sandals
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2
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くさ : 102 words FIND ALL
noun
1. grass; weed; herb; thatch
2. ninja  (archaic)
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くさ (read as ぐさ) : 60 words FIND ALL
noun
action; acting; gesture; bearing; treatment; behavior; behaviour
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Henshall: 57 (originally: 162)  Joy o' Kanji : 162  Key to Kanji: 663 

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ソウ   くさ grass   
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ソウ   サッ   early; fast   はや early   はやまる be hasty   はやめる to expedite, to hasten   
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2
ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
1
stick   
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
1
grass   
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