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郷 means 'hometown'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 914   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-8    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 30 words   Used in 72 words   Used in 2082 names   Component in 2 kanji (1 Jōyō)
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   キョウ   ゴウ
Kun    さと hometown
Name    くに
     
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⿰   () short thread   husband  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 郷 is used 3 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 郷 is used 71 times, read 3 ways.
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キョウ : 46 words FIND ALL
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noun
birth-place; home town
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ゴウ : 21 words FIND ALL
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noun
neighboring districts; neighbouring districts; countryside
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さと : 4 words FIND ALL
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noun
utopia; (natural) paradise
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Henshall: 852 (originally: 841)  Joy o' Kanji : 841  Key to Kanji: 218 

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キョウ   ゴウ   hometown
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short, tiny   
ロウ    husband, man   
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リョウ   よ good   
おおざと group, community, large village   
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