馬 means 'horse'

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Strokes : 10    Radical number: 187    Frequency: 298   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 3    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 21    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 161 words   Used in 424 words   Used in 2260 names   Component in 37 kanji (12 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   うま horse    horse
Name    た   ばん   め   も
From (475: to test; attempt; examine; verify) to (1541: good for nothing; clogs, sandals), 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 8 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 馬 is used 372 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
バ : 253 words FIND ALL
horse racing
うま : 88 words FIND ALL
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
votive picture (originally of horse)
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め: 6 words. FIND ALL
1. splendid horse
2. promoted bishop  (see also: 角行; shogi term)
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Henshall: 210 (originally: 191)  Joy o' Kanji : 191  Key to Kanji: 850 

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