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陶 means 'pottery'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 1648   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 13    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 24 words   Used in 35 words   Used in 146 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   トウ
Kun
   pottery, porcelain
Name    す   すえ
While enjoying gorgeous photos of pottery that only Japanese clay and firing techniques can produce, you'll gain a sense of what pottery means to the Japanese, from its use in daily life to its Zen connections. You'll also learn how to say not only "pottery" and "potter" in Japanese but also "He made me who I am today" and "I'm drunk on music."
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 陶
⿰   () hill   wrapped up can  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 陶 is used 3 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 陶 is used 35 times, read 1 way (with 2 variations).
トウ : 30 words FIND ALL
トウ (read as どう) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
size (solution for stiffening textiles, etc.)
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すえ: 4 words. FIND ALL
noun
Sue ware (type of unglazed pottery made from the middle of the Kofun era through the Heian era)  (see also: 穴窯)
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9
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Henshall: 1650  Joy o' Kanji : 1650  Key to Kanji:

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トウ    pottery, porcelain   
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hill   
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wrapped up can
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wrap
カン    can   
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