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陶 means 'pottery'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 1648   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-28    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 24 words   Used in 35 words   Used in 147 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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   トウ
Name    す   すえ
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⿰   () 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).
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トウ : 30 words FIND ALL
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noun
porcelain; china; chinaware; ceramics; pottery
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トウ (read as どう) : 1 word FIND ALL
0 1
noun
size (solution for stiffening textiles, etc.)
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すえ: 4 words. FIND ALL
2
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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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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