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解 means 'untie'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 185   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-4    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 17    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 141 words   Used in 423 words   Used in 62 names   Component in 10 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   カイ   ゲ
Kun
   to untie, solve, resolve   ける to come undone, disappear   かす to melt, dissolve
Kun    ほど   ほどける   わか   さと
Name    さとる   とけ
⿰   corner; horn  ⿱   sword   cow  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 解 is used 27 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 解 is used 409 times, read 6 ways (with 1 variation).
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カイ : 346 words FIND ALL
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settlement; solution; resolution
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ゲ : 12 words FIND ALL
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lowering a fever; alleviation of fever  (see also: 下熱)
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: 27 words FIND ALL
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'ku' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to untie; to unfasten; to unwrap; to undo; to unbind; to unpack
2. to unsew; to unstitch
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ほど : 10 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: ほどく
'ku' godan verb, transitive verb
to unfasten; to untie; to unwrap (e.g. parcel)  (often written with kana only)
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わか : 8 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: わかる
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to understand; to comprehend; to grasp; to see; to get; to follow  (often written with kana only)
2. to become clear; to be known; to be discovered; to be realized; to be realised; to be found out  (often written with kana only)
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(read as ど) : 4 words FIND ALL
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snow thaw; thawing
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ける (read as とけ) : 2 words FIND ALL
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noun
liquidation by compromise
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An additional ゲ less common words include 解 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 662 (originally: 632)  Joy o' Kanji : 632  Key to Kanji: 96 

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カイ   ゲ   と to untie, solve, resolve   とける to come undone, disappear   とかす to melt, dissolve   
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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   
トウ   かたな sword   
ギュウ   うし cow   
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