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軽 means 'light'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 684   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-6    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 40    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 117 words   Used in 157 words   Used in 258 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ケイ
Kun
   かる light   かろやか graceful
Kun    かろんじる
⿰   car   ground again  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 軽 is used 12 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 軽 is used 149 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
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ケイ : 106 words FIND ALL
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abatement; reduction
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かる : 24 words FIND ALL
3
1. light (i.e. not heavy); feeling light (i.e. offering little resistance, moving easily)  (opposite: 重い)
2. light (i.e. of foot); nimble; agile
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かる (read as がる) : 14 words FIND ALL
0
1. carefree; buoyant; lighthearted; sprightly
noun
2. ease
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かろやか : 5 words FIND ALL
2
light; easy; non-serious; minor
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An additional 9 less common words include 軽 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 287 (originally: 269)  Joy o' Kanji : 269  Key to Kanji: 256 

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ケイ   かる light   かろやか graceful   
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シャ   くるま car   
ground again
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ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
また again   
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