邑 means 'group'

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Strokes : 7    Radical number: 163    Frequency: 2645   Usefulness: 6    Study set: 6-6    Grade: 9   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 1 word   Used in 8 words   Used in 225 names   Component in 17 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jinmeiyō (人名用)
   おおざと group, community, large village
The (group) variant appears on the right, and is a different Unicode character to (hill), which appears on the left.
Although 阝looks identical on the left or right side of a character, the meaning varies with the position. Here we look at it on the right side of a kanji, where it often means 'village,' as in (hometown) and (suburbs). We also examine how 邑 turned into 阝in both (part) and (mansion).
⿱   mouth   comma  
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 hill   when appears on the right = group, when on the left = hill  
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邑 is not used in the most common form of any of the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese.
Across all words in Japanese, 邑 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
ユウ : 4 words FIND ALL
city; town; village  (obscure term)
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おおざと : 1 word FIND ALL
kanji "large village" radical at right (radical 163)  (see also: 阜偏; e.g. right side of 都; often written with kana only)
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An additional ユウ less common words include 邑 but the reading has not yet been categorized.

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ユウ   おおざと group, community, large village   
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ともえ comma shape, shape of magatama   
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コ   キ   おのれ self   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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