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被 means 'suffer'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 797   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-8    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 42    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 107 words   Used in 163 words   Used in 9 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ヒ
Kun
   こうむ to suffer, to incur, to receive
Kun    かぶ to put on (a hat)   かぶさる to take on (a responsibility), to hang over   おお   かぶせる
Name    ぎぬ
⿰   () clothes   skin  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 被 is used 6 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 被 is used 154 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
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ヒ : 116 words FIND ALL
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noun
(suffering) damage; injury; harm
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ヒ (read as ぴ) : 2 words FIND ALL
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noun
happi coat, happy coat (traditional half length coat worn to festivals); workman's livery coat
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かぶ : 29 words FIND ALL
3
Most common form: かぶせる
ichidan verb, transitive verb
to cover (with something); to put on (e.g. on someone else's head); to plate something (with a metal); to pour or dash a liquid (on something); to charge (a person with a guilt)  (often written with kana only)
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こうむ : 4 words FIND ALL
3
'ru' godan verb, transitive verb
to suffer; to receive; to sustain
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おお : 3 words FIND ALL
to be covered with snow
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Henshall: 1729  Joy o' Kanji : 1729  Key to Kanji:

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ヒ   こうむ to suffer, to incur, to receive   
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イ   ころも    きぬ clothes   
ヒ   かわ skin, leather   
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stick   
cliff
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