骨 means 'bone'

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Strokes : 10    Radical number: 188    Frequency: 885   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Challenge set: 4    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 44    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 120 words   Used in 344 words   Used in 90 names   Component in 5 kanji (3 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   ほね bone
⿵   () gossip   () body part  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 骨 is used 5 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 骨 is used 331 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
コツ : 229 words FIND ALL
steel frame; steel beam; steel girder
コツ (read as こっ) : 45 words FIND ALL
bone fracture
ほね : 37 words FIND ALL
1. bone
2. frame
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ほね (read as ぼね) : 20 words FIND ALL
spine; backbone; spinal column
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Henshall: 877 (originally: 867)  Joy o' Kanji : 867  Key to Kanji: 351 

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コツ   ほね bone   
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gossip; dishonest   
ニク body part   
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