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髪 means 'hair'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 867   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 8    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 32    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 33 words   Used in 143 words   Used in 47 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ハツ
Kun
   かみ hair (of the head)
Name    がた   ひげ
(Chinese) 发     
Learn about historic Japanese hairstyles, including those resembling peaches or ginkgo leaves and one inspired by prostitutes, as well as a boxy pillow women used so as not to muss their hair. See what unexpected roles Edo-era barbershops played. Find out why you should grab the goddess's bangs, where to pray for your hair, and what Japanese men said about Marilyn Monroe.
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 髪
⿱   hair   friend  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 髪 is used 8 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations). 1 words use a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 髪 is used 127 times, read 2 ways (with 3 variations). 1 words use a non-standard reading.
ハツ : 30 words FIND ALL
hairdressing
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ハツ (read as ぱつ) : 24 words FIND ALL
blond hair
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ハツ (read as はっ) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
entire human body; every inch of one's body  (yojijukugo)
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かみ : 37 words FIND ALL
noun
hair (on the head)
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かみ (read as がみ) : 34 words FIND ALL
noun
traditional Japanese women's hairstyle
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
white hair; grey hair; gray hair
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Henshall: 1706  Joy o' Kanji : 1706  Key to Kanji: 869 

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ハツ   かみ hair (of the head)   
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3
ユウ   とも friend   
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ten   じゅう    じつ    と    とう    
また again   
5
hair
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チョウ   なが long   
fur, bristles, beard   
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