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高 means 'expensive; high'

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Strokes : 10    Radical number: 189    Frequency: 65   JLPT: N5    Ring: 2    Set: 2    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 2    Beginner lesson: 9   Begins 494 words   Used in 821 words   Used in 6472 names   Component in 10 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   コウ
Kun
   たか expensive, tall, high   たかまる to be elevated   たかめる to promote, heighten
Kun    たか   -だか   たかぶる to get excited
Name    か   こ   じょい   た   はか
  
⿳   lid   mouth   wide mouth  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 高 is used 46 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
Across all words in Japanese, 高 is used 791 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
コウ : 548 words FIND ALL
noun
senior high school; high school  (see also: 高等学校; abbreviation)
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たか : 151 words FIND ALL
1. high; tall  (opposite: 低い)
this meaning is restricted to form 高い
2. expensive
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たか (read as だか) : 85 words FIND ALL
appreciation of the yen; strong yen; strengthening of the yen; high-valued yen; exchange in favor of the yen (favour)
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こ: 7 words. FIND ALL
noun
1. Goryeo (dynasty of Korea; 918-1392 CE)  (abbreviation)
this meaning is restricted to reading こうらい
noun, noun (prefix)
2. Korea (esp. the Goguryeo kingdom or the Goryeo dynasty)
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Henshall: 132 (originally: 119)  Joy o' Kanji : 119  Key to Kanji: 342 

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コウ   expensive; high   たか expensive, tall, high   たかまる to be elevated   たかめる to promote, heighten   
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wide mouth
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wide
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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lid
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