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防 means 'protect'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 618   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-5    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 39    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 152 words   Used in 284 words   Used in 222 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ボウ
Kun
   ふせ to protect, to defend (against)
Name    あた   う   ほう
⿰   () hill   way  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 防 is used 16 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 防 is used 282 times, read 2 ways.
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ボウ : 278 words FIND ALL
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prevention; check
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ふせ : 4 words FIND ALL
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'gu' godan verb, transitive verb
to defend (against); to protect; to prevent
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Henshall: 812 (originally: 791)  Joy o' Kanji : 791  Key to Kanji: 975 

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ボウ   ふせ to protect, to defend (against)   
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ホウ   かた way, direction   
hill   
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