輝 means 'shine'

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Strokes : 15    Frequency: 1117   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-12    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 22 words   Used in 38 words   Used in 1061 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   かがや to shine
Kun    かがや radiance
Name    あき   あきら   さき   ひ   ひかる
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This kanji will make your eyes sparkle with joy! Using 輝, you can discuss the shining moon, shoes that gleam, and buildings ablaze with lights. You can also use 輝く figuratively to talk about shining in public speaking and living a radiant life with a brilliant future. Find out how to say “She has glossy hair,” “A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine,” and “I noticed a glint in her eyes.”
⿰   light   army  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 輝 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 輝 is used 38 times, read 2 ways.
キ : 25 words FIND ALL
brightness; splendour; splendor
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かがや : 13 words FIND ALL
to shine; to glitter; to sparkle
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An additional てる less common words include 輝 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1132  Joy o' Kanji : 1132  Key to Kanji:

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キ   かがや to shine   
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コウ   ひかり light, sunshine   ひか to shine, twinkle   
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ショウ   こ-    お-    ちいさい small   
one pair of legs
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
グン    army   
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cover; covered   
シャ   くるま car   
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