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角 means 'corner' or 'horn'

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Strokes : 7    Radical number: 148    Frequency: 700   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-6    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 40    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 136 words   Used in 465 words   Used in 1022 names   Component in 46 kanji (3 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   カク
Kun
   かど corner   つの horn
Name    い   す   すみ   ずみ   ふさ
In Chinese fonts and occasionally in Japanese fonts, the lower part of this character looks like . In Japanese, it typically looks like enclosed by . Note that a separate character which is visually identical to the Chinese form also exists, as does a modified form 𧢲 with a lower element closer to (both only used in Chinese).
Find out what kind of horn 角 represents, and see why there’s a horn in (untie). Also learn what a caterpillar needs with a horn in (touch).
⿱   () corner   to use  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 角 is used 18 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 角 is used 437 times, read 3 ways (with 5 variations).
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カク : 346 words FIND ALL
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angle
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カク (read as かっ) : 9 words FIND ALL
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noun
the world of sumo  (sumo term)
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カク (read as がく) : 3 words FIND ALL
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noun
direction; way; compass point
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つの : 41 words FIND ALL
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noun
horn; hunting horn
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かど : 31 words FIND ALL
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noun
four corners; crossroads
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つの (read as づの) : 2 words FIND ALL
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noun
rhinoceros horn  (archaic)
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ずみ: 1 word. FIND ALL
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Most common form: 出隅
noun
external corner angle of two walls, planes, etc.  (see also: 入隅)
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すみ: 4 words. FIND ALL
noun
internal angle of two walls, planes, etc.
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An additional 負 less common words include 角 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 97 (originally: 243)  Joy o' Kanji : 243  Key to Kanji: 119 

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カク   corner; horn   かど corner   つの horn   
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corner
ヨウ   もちいる to use   
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