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馬 means 'horse'

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Strokes : 10    Radical number: 187    Frequency: 298   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-7    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 21    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 164 words   Used in 424 words   Used in 2260 names   Component in 141 kanji (12 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   バ
Kun
   うま horse    horse
Name
   ま
Name    た   ばん   め   も
From (verification) to (pack horse), find out the equine connection in all the Jōyō kanji that contain this radical.
⿱   little bird   () fire  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 馬 is used 12 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 馬 is used 371 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
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バ : 252 words FIND ALL
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horse racing
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うま : 88 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: うま
noun
1. horse
2. horse racing  (see also: 競馬; this meaning is restricted to reading うま)
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ま : 25 words FIND ALL
1
Most common form: えま
noun
votive picture (originally of horse)
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め: 6 words. FIND ALL
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Most common form: 龍馬
noun
1. splendid horse
2. promoted bishop  (see also: 角行; shogi term)
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An additional 53 less common words include 馬 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 210 (originally: 191)  Joy o' Kanji : 191  Key to Kanji: 850 

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little bird
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fire
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