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蜂 means 'bee'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 2052   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-39    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 19 words   Used in 78 words   Used in 102 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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   ホウ
Kun
   はち bee, wasp, hornet
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Find out why some Japanese eat bee larvae and "royal jelly," what traditional Japanese beekeeping involves, how Japanese and Western honeybees differ, and where bees thrive in Japan. Learn to count bees and to say that they're buzzing or that a swarm has attacked! Read about "buzzing" in the ears and bee uprisings, and see why a figurative queen bee seems sexy and marketable in Japan.
⿰   insect   resist  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 蜂 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 蜂 is used 72 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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ホウ : 11 words FIND ALL
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uprising; revolt
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はち : 20 words FIND ALL
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noun
bee; wasp; hornet
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はち (read as ばち) : 41 words FIND ALL
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noun
honeybee (Apis sp.); honey bee  (often written with kana only)
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ホウ   はち bee, wasp, hornet   
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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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resist   
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