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頭 means 'head'

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Strokes : 16    Frequency: 191   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-4    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 17    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 166 words   Used in 551 words   Used in 852 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   トウ   ト   ズ
Kun
   あたま   かしら head
Kun    -がしら   かぶり
Name    かみ   がみ   ちゃん   つむり   づ
⿰   bean   page  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 頭 is used 24 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 頭 is used 488 times, read 6 ways (with 2 variations).
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トウ : 271 words FIND ALL
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noun
head; lead; vanguard; first
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ズ : 48 words FIND ALL
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noun
headache
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ト (read as ど) : 5 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. leading a group of people; someone who leads others into a song by singing the leading notes  (see also: 音頭を取る)
2. workmen's songs; marching songs
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トウ (read as どう) : 3 words FIND ALL
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noun
boatman; ferryman
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あたま : 102 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. head
2. hair (on one's head)
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かしら : 15 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. initials; initialism
2. first letter of a word
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かぶり : 1 word FIND ALL
expression, 'ru' godan verb
to shake one's head (in denial)  (see also: 首を振る)
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かしら (read as がしら) : 43 words FIND ALL
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1. brush tip
2. first on a list
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Henshall: 203 (originally: 186)  Joy o' Kanji : 186  Key to Kanji: 811 

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トウ   ト   ズ   あたま    かしら head   
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ページ page, leaf of a book   
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whereupon one
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
かい shellfish   
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katakana 'ha'; eight
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
トウ   ズ   まめ bean   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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grass   
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