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虹 means 'rainbow'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 2388   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-45    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 8 words   Used in 16 words   Used in 411 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun
   にじ rainbow
On    コウ
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Learn how the Japanese speak about the colors of the rainbow, as well as double rainbows and "fogbows." Find out where in Japan you can see rainbows, both real and artificial. And come to understand how rainbows have colored Japanese culture, from music and religion to Rainbow Day celebrations and LGBT parades, not to mention all the organizations named for rainbows.
⿰   insect   work  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 虹 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 虹 is used 16 times, read 2 ways.
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コウ : 9 words FIND ALL
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iris (of the eye)
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にじ : 7 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: にじ
noun
rainbow
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2090  Key to Kanji:

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にじ rainbow   
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チュウ   むし insect   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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チュウ   ジュウ   なか middle   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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コウ   ク    work   
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