黄 means 'yellow'

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Strokes : 11    Radical number: 201    Frequency: 1003   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-13    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 46    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 206 words   Used in 282 words   Used in 353 names   Component in 31 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   オウ   コウ
Kun    こ-
Name    うい   れい
Although こ is also an official Joyo reading, it is only used in the less common こがね alternate reading of 黄 (gold).
Learn about the parent and variant of this radical, which is on duty in 黄 and a mere component in (side). Also see which famous film contains 黄 in its title.
⿻   together   rice field  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 黄 is used 7 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 黄 is used 196 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
オウ : 81 words FIND ALL
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コウ : 47 words FIND ALL
Yellow Sea
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き : 54 words FIND ALL
yellow; amber
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こ : 9 words FIND ALL
expression, noun
gold letters; letters written in gold paint  (see also: 金文字)
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き (read as ぎ) : 5 words FIND ALL
Most common form: 浅葱
pale blue-green
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An additional こ less common words include 黄 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 133 (originally: 120)  Joy o' Kanji : 120  Key to Kanji: 65 

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オウ   コウ   き yellow   
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キョウ   とも together   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
katakana 'ha'; eight
デン   た rice field   
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