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髪 means 'hair'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 867   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-19    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 32    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 34 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
发 (Chinese)     
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⿱   hair   friend  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 髪 is used 4 times, read 2 ways. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 髪 is used 127 times, read 2 ways (with 3 variations). 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
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ハツ : 30 words FIND ALL
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noun
hair (of head)
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ハツ (read as ぱつ) : 24 words FIND ALL
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blond hair
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ハツ (read as はっ) : 1 word FIND ALL
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noun
entire human body; every inch of one's body  (yojijukugo)
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かみ : 37 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: かみ
noun
hair (on the head)
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かみ (read as がみ) : 34 words FIND ALL
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noun
traditional Japanese women's hairstyle
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
3
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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ユウ   とも friend   
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ten   じゅう    じつ    と    とう    
また again   
hair
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チョウ   なが long   
fur, bristles, beard   
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