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Stroke Count
9 Strokes
風 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. wind, air, style, manner
Kun'yomi: -かぜ、かぜ、かざ-。
On'yomi: フ、フウ。

Japanese Meaning for 風

Dictionary Entries for 風

noun, suru verb
  1. pretence (pretense); show
  2. appearance; behaviour
  3. swing; swinging
  4. lacking a reservation or introduction (at a restaurant, etc.)
  5. unsewn part of a hanging sleeve on a traditional Japanese woman's garment
  1. wind; breeze
na adjective, noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. method; manner; way; style
  2. appearance; air
  3. tendency
  4. folk song (genre of the Shi Jing)
  5. wind (one of the five elements)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 風

Construction of Character for 風

Radicals and parts present in 風
Part upside-down box radical (no. 13) Kanji Details »
Part insect, bug, temper Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 風
Simplified Chinese Character
凮,飌,凬 Ancient Form
Origin and construction of 風
  1. 会意形声(小動物) + 音符。「凡」は「」の原字で、風をはらんだ帆の象形。「虫」に代えて「」を用いた文字が「」であり、何れも風の使いとされた。
  2. 古くは頭子音 pl- をもち、l の残った語がである。

Kanji related to 風

  • 寿


  • 殿

Meanings in Other Languages for 風

  1. vent, air, style, manière
  1. vento, ar, estilo, maneira
  1. viento, aire, hábito, estilo, conducta

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