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Kanji Details for 火

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Stroke Count
4 Strokes
Radical
火 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. fire
Readings
Kun'yomi: -び、ひ、ほ-。
On'yomi: カ。

Japanese Meaning for 火

Dictionary Entries for 火

hi
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. fire; flame; blaze
ka
noun
  1. Tuesday
  2. fire (second of the five elements)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 火

Construction of Character for 火

Origin and construction of 火
  1. 象形。燃える火の形を表した象形字。転じて「燃える」、「焼く」こと。更に転じて「火災」のこと。

Kanji related to 火

Meanings in Other Languages for 火

French
  1. feu
Portuguese
  1. fogo
Spanish
  1. fuego, flama, llama

Comments for 火

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The kanji for fire and day/sun is sounding similar as hee

#5 Posted by atuljit about 2 weeks ago

The sound for the second meaning - 'ka', seems to be stuck on 'hi'. Am I mistaken?

#4 Posted by Mikal about 7 months ago

I think like 火遁 

#3 Posted by yusuf kun over 3 years ago

Think that the person's arms are flailing because they are on fire.

#2 Posted by adam wolf over 4 years ago

It looks like hito!!!!!

#1 Posted by Nihongo wa tsukidayou!!! over 4 years ago


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