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飯 means 'boiled rice'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 968   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-9    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 15    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 36 words   Used in 162 words   Used in 900 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ハン
Kun
   めし boiled rice, food
Name
   いい
Name    い   いり   え
⿰   () eat; food   anti  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 飯 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 飯 is used 138 times, read 2 ways (with 3 variations).
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ハン : 51 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. cooked rice
2. meal
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ハン (read as ぱん) : 6 words FIND ALL
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noun
food scraps; garbage
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めし : 73 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. cooked rice
2. meal; food
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い: 1 word. FIND ALL
noun
a type of fox spirit
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いい: 7 words. FIND ALL
noun
cooked rice  (archaic)
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An additional いい less common words include 飯 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 594 (originally: 565)  Joy o' Kanji : 565  Key to Kanji: 878 

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ハン   めし boiled rice, food   
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ハン   ホン   タン    anti-   そらす to bend, to warp   そ to be warped, curved   
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また again   
cliff
eat; food
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