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虎 means 'tiger'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1109   JLPT: N1    Ring: 6    Set: 6    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 46 words   Used in 90 words   Used in 364 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   コ
Kun
   とら tiger
Name    たけ
  
In the Japanese imagination, the tiger is both a fierce fighter and a drunkard! Through 虎, a new Joyo kanji, we encounter expressions about fighting, danger, courage, risks, and vigilance. We'll see which famous companies, musicians, and sports teams are named after this awe-inspiring animal, also finding out who wears tiger-striped underwear in Japan! Don't miss the fantastic photos of tigers in Thailand!
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 虎
⿸   tiger   legs  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 虎 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 虎 is used 67 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
コ : 28 words FIND ALL
noun
1. White Tiger (god said to rule over the western heavens)  (see also: 四神)
2. seven mansions (Chinese constellations) of the western heavens  (see also: 二十八宿; astronomy, etc. term)
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とら : 37 words FIND ALL
noun
1. tiger (Panthera tigris)
2. drunkard; drunk; sot  (colloquialism)
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3
3
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とら (read as どら) : 2 words FIND ALL
noun
small tiger; drinker
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2005  Key to Kanji:

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コ   とら tiger   
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とら tiger   
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divining rod
cliff
シチ   seven   なな    なな    なの    
legs
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