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薫 means 'fragrant'

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Strokes : 16    Frequency: 2139   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-41    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 17 words   Used in 22 words   Used in 329 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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   クン
Kun
   かお to be fragrant
Kun    to burn (incense)
Name    かおり   かおる   かほ   かほる   くに   しげ   にほ   のぶ   よし
  
⿳   () grass   heavy   () fire  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 薫 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 薫 is used 21 times, read 3 ways (with 2 variations).
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クン : 15 words FIND ALL
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noun
balmy breeze; summer breeze
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かお : 2 words FIND ALL
noun or verb acting prenominally, 'ru' godan verb
(subject to the) cool light breeze in early summer  (see also: 薫風)
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noun
mixture of frangrant woods, etc. used for making incense
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かお (read as かおり) : 1 word FIND ALL
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Most common form: 香り
noun
aroma; fragrance; scent; smell
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noun
burning incense without making its source obvious; pleasant smell coming from an unknown location
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クン   fragrant   かお to be fragrant   
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ジュウ   チョウ   おも heavy   かさなる to be piled up   かさねる to pile up   え -fold, -ply   
grass   
fire
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