豆 means 'bean'

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Strokes : 7    Radical number: 151    Frequency: 1185   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 6    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 55 words   Used in 154 words   Used in 359 names   Component in 35 kanji (12 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   トウ   ズ
   まめ bean
Name    ど   ま
From edamame to natto to tofu, Japan abounds in bean dishes. Learn about the most popular beans in Japan (unexpectedly named 豆 and 豆!), one of which is even popular with foxes! Find out which piece of furniture 豆 used to represent, as well as alternate meanings of 豆. Also discover its role as a radical in kanji such as (790: plentiful). Finally, learn a Japanese insult that involves tofu!
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 豆
Essay 1640 on 豆 (bean; "bean" radical) covers this radical, which can fill our heads (: 186) with abundant (: 790) happiness (: 450). Incidentally, when it comes to Jōyō kanji, 豆 is the on-duty radical only in , as well as in 豆 itself.
⿳   one   mouth   () grass  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 豆 is used 4 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 豆 is used 123 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation). 1 words use a non-standard reading.
トウ : 22 words FIND ALL
tofu; bean-curd
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トウ (read as どう) : 22 words FIND ALL
freeze-dried tofu
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ズ : 8 words FIND ALL
soya bean (Glycine max); soybean; soy
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まめ : 70 words FIND ALL
1. legume (esp. edible legumes or their seeds, such as beans, peas, pulses, etc.); beans; peas
2. soya bean (Glycine max); soybean; soy  (see also: 大豆)
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
adzuki bean (Vigna angularis)
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Henshall: 379 (originally: 1640)  Joy o' Kanji : 1640  Key to Kanji: 809 

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トウ   ズ   まめ bean   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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