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革 means 'leather'

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Strokes : 9    Radical number: 177    Frequency: 657   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-5    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 39    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 45 words   Used in 182 words   Used in 52 names   Component in 76 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   カク
Kun
   かわ leather
  
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⿱  廿 twenty; 20  ⿻   middle   ten  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 革 is used 6 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 革 is used 171 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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カク : 115 words FIND ALL
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reform; reformation; innovation
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かわ : 37 words FIND ALL
Most common form: かわ
noun
leather
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かわ (read as がわ) : 19 words FIND ALL
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noun
real leather
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Henshall: 836 (originally: 821)  Joy o' Kanji : 821  Key to Kanji: 121 

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カク   かわ leather   
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チュウ   ジュウ   なか middle   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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stick   
廿
twenty; 20   にじゅう twenty   
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ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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