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麻 means 'flax; flux'

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Strokes : 11    Radical number: 200    Frequency: 881   JLPT: N1    Ring: 6    Set: 3    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 67 words   Used in 175 words   Used in 2195 names   Component in 8 kanji (5 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   マ
Kun
   あさ flax, hemp
On    マア
Name    あ   あざ   お
This essay will be totally rad, man. That is, it's about 麻, which means "hemp" and can serve as the "hemp" radical. The essay presents Japanese terms for "marijuana" and other opiates, as well as "drug addiction," "torpor," "anesthetic," and "paralysis." Oh, and there's also talk of sesame seeds and brown-nosing.
See essay 1829 on 麻 (hemp; "hemp" radical) to learn about this shape. Although it doesn't serve as a radical in any Jōyō kanji besides 麻 itself, it's a component in a few Jōyō characters, enabling us to polish (: 1831) things gently or chafe (: 1830) them roughly.
⿸  广 stony cliff   wood; trees  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 麻 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 麻 is used 155 times, read 3 ways (with 2 variations).
マ : 129 words FIND ALL
anaesthesia; anesthesia
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マア : 3 words FIND ALL
noun
mahjong; mah-jongg  (originally from Chinese)
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あさ : 20 words FIND ALL
noun
1. cannabis (Cannabis sativa); hemp (plant)
2. hemp (fiber); linen; flax; jute
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あ: 1 word. FIND ALL
noun
Aso Faction (of the LDP)
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お: 2 words. FIND ALL
noun
old man's beard (any lichen of genus Usnea)  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 1829  Joy o' Kanji : 1829  Key to Kanji:

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マ   flax; flux   あさ flax, hemp   
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リン   wood; trees   はやし wood   
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モク   ボク   き tree   こ-    
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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イチ   イツ   one   ひと    ひと-    
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
stick   
广
stony cliff
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