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Stroke Count
7 Strokes
Radical
艸 + 4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. flower
Readings
Kun'yomi: はな。(Jouyou Reading)
わ。
On'yomi: ケ。(Go-on Reading)
カ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 花

Dictionary Entry for 花

hana
noun
  1. flower; blossom; bloom; petal
  2. blooming (esp. of cherry blossoms); cherry blossom
  3. ikebana
  4. Japanese playing cards
  5. beauty
  6. (the) best

Stroke Order Diagrams for 花

Construction of Character for 花

Radicals and parts present in 花
Part
Part
Part spoon, spoon or katakana hi radical (no. 21) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 花
  1. 会意形声、「」+音符「」。「化」は「変化」など「変わる」の意があり、花をつけ実に変わること。

Kanji related to 花

  • 宿

  • 使

    便

  • 鹿

Meanings in Other Languages for 花

French
  1. fleur
Portuguese
  1. flor
Spanish
  1. flor

Comments for 花

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有賀と very nice comment :-)

 

#3 Posted by LePetitSoleil over 2 years ago

Nice comment on this beautiful kanji

ありがと

#2 Posted by LePetitSoleil over 2 years ago

The kanji 化 means "to take the form of / enchant / delude".

So by adding the grass/plant particle 花 means "enchanting plant" = flower

 

Radical memory helper: The person is using a spoon to plant FLOWERS

#1 Posted by イデ over 4 years ago


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