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蓋 means 'lid'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 1766   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-31    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 13 words   Used in 84 words   Used in 49 names   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ガイ
Kun
   ふた lid
On    カイ   コウ
Kun    けだ   おお   かさ   かこう
the lower two components exist as a rare kanji
⿳   () grass   leave   dish  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 蓋 is used 3 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 蓋 is used 83 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
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ガイ : 53 words FIND ALL
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noun
skull; cranium
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ふた : 10 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: フタ
noun
cover; lid; cap  (often written with kana only)
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ふた (read as ぶた) : 16 words FIND ALL
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noun
apron of a gun; cover for the touch-hole on a cannon or matchlock  (see also: 火蓋を切る)
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おお : 3 words FIND ALL
expression, 'u' godan verb
to cover up the sky (e.g. smoke)
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けだ : 1 word FIND ALL
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perhaps; probably  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 1978  Key to Kanji:

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ガイ   ふた lid   
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grass   
キョ   コ   さ leave   
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ム   private
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
さら dish   
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