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費 means 'spend'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 602   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-14    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 28    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 12 words   Used in 267 words   Used in 5 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ヒ
Kun
   ついやす to spend   ついえる to be wasted
⿱   dollar   shellfish  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 費 is used 9 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 費 is used 265 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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ヒ : 244 words FIND ALL
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noun
cost; expense
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ヒ (read as ぴ) : 15 words FIND ALL
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noun
fuel consumption; gas mileage
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ついやす : 6 words FIND ALL
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'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to spend; to expend; to consume
2. to waste; to squander; to throw away
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Henshall: 596 (originally: 567)  Joy o' Kanji : 567  Key to Kanji: 890 

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ヒ   ついやす to spend   ついえる to be wasted   
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かい shellfish   
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katakana 'ha'; eight
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
dollar; fluorine   
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
stick   
キュウ   ゆみ a bow   
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