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顔 means 'face'

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Strokes : 18    Frequency: 134   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-2    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 16    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 79 words   Used in 227 words   Used in 49 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ガン
Kun
   かお face
⿰   boy   page  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 顔 is used 5 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 顔 is used 218 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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ガン : 46 words FIND ALL
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face (of person)
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かお : 100 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. face; visage
2. look; expression; countenance
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かお (read as がお) : 72 words FIND ALL
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smiling face; smile
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Henshall: 103 (originally: 93)  Joy o' Kanji : 93  Key to Kanji: 150 

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ガン   かお face   
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ひこ boy (archaic)   
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standing on the cliff
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リツ   リュウ   た to stand   たてる to build   
cliff
fur, bristles, beard   
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    
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