はた, はたけ, ばたけ, かま, まま
farm, field, garden, one's specialty, (kokuji)
JLPT0 G3 S9 F1176
火 fire + 田 field → burn off weeds and stalks in fields to render them fertile → *field*; *farm*. Also, *one's field of specialty* (← field in the figurative sense). Compare 畠.
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