負 means 'defeat'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 506   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 5    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 26    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 92 words   Used in 236 words   Used in 48 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   かす to defeat   ける to be defeated    to carry (on one's back)
⿱   () corner   shellfish  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 負 is used 13 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 負 is used 203 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
フ : 86 words FIND ALL
burden; charge; responsibility
フ (read as ぶ) : 28 words FIND ALL
victory or defeat; match; contest; game; bout
かす : 56 words FIND ALL
defeat; loss; losing (a game)
: 33 words FIND ALL
'u' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to bear; to carry on one's back  (see also: 背負う)
2. to take responsibility for; to accept a duty
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Henshall: 406 (originally: 383)  Joy o' Kanji : 383  Key to Kanji: 920 

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フ   まかす to defeat   まける to be defeated   お to carry (on one's back)   
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かい shellfish   
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ハチ   katakana 'ha'; eight   や    よう eight   
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
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