Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
wind
Parts:
Variants:
wind, air, style, manner
Kun:
かぜかざ--かぜ
On:
フウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
558 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 風 【フウ】 method, manner, way, style, appearance, air, tendency, folk song (genre of the Shi Jing), wind (one of the five elements)
  • 風邪 【カゼ】 common cold, cold, influenza, flu, ague
  • 和風 【ワフウ】 Japanese style, light wind, moderate breeze
  • 洋風 【ヨウフウ】 Western style
  • 振り 【フリ】 swing, shake, wave, swinging, appearance, behaviour, pretence (pretense), show, pretending (to), going to restaurant, hotel etc. without a reservation or introduction, move (dance), postures, lead in (e.g. to a running joke, asking a question), lead up, unsewn part of a hanging sleeve on a traditional Japanese woman's garment, counter for swords, blades, etc., not wearing underwear or pants
  • 風 【フウ】 method, manner, way, style, appearance, air, tendency, folk song (genre of the Shi Jing), wind (one of the five elements)
  • 中風 【チュウフウ】 palsy, paralysis
  • 破風 【ハフ】 gable

Kun reading compounds

  • 風 【かぜ】 wind, breeze, draught, draft, manner, behaviour, behavior, cold, influenza
  • 風邪 【かぜ】 common cold, cold, influenza, flu, ague
  • 涼風 【りょうふう】 cool breeze, refreshing breeze
  • 西風 【にしかぜ】 west wind

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 え
Chinese:
feng1
Korean:
pung

Spanish

  • viento
  • aire
  • hábito
  • estilo
  • conducta

Portuguese

  • vento
  • ar
  • estilo
  • maneira

French

  • vent
  • air
  • style
  • manière
132 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
217 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
198 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
246 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5148 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
134 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
278 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
986 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.2 Japanese for Busy People
29 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
29 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
465 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
171 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3730 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1908 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2591 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
530 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43756 Morohashi
3007 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6663 New Nelson (John Haig)
524 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
563 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
316 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
187 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3656 2001 Kanji
2s7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-7 SKIP code
7721.0 Four corner code
41-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98a8 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
spoon
Parts:
change, take the form of, influence, enchant, delude, -ization
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
89 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 化 【カ】 action of making something, -ification
  • 化学 【カガク】 chemistry, chemical company (e.g. Acme Chemical Co.)
  • 退化 【タイカ】 degeneration, retrogression
  • 機械化 【キカイカ】 mechanization, mechanisation, computerization
  • 化粧 【ケショウ】 make-up, makeup, cosmetics
  • 化粧水 【ケショウスイ】 face lotion
  • 応化 【オウゲ】 assumption of a suitable form (by a buddha or bodhisattva)
  • 教化 【キョウケ】 guidance, teaching people and leading them to Buddhism

Kun reading compounds

  • 化ける 【ばける】 to take the form of (esp. in ref. to a spirit, fox, raccoon dog, etc.), to assume the shape of, to turn oneself into, to transform oneself into, to disguise oneself as, to change radically, to metamorphose, to improve unexpectedly and dramatically (esp. of an actor, artist, rikishi, etc.)
  • 化かす 【ばかす】 to bewitch, to confuse, to enchant, to delude
  • 老ける 【ふける】 to age, to grow old (esp. in appearance), to show marks of age

Readings

Chinese:
hua4
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • cambiar
  • transformarse
  • modificarse
  • disfrazarse

Portuguese

  • mudança
  • tomar a forma de
  • influência
  • encantar
  • iludir
  • seduzir
  • -isação

French

  • transformation
  • prendre la forme de
  • maquillage
  • influence
  • fantôme
  • enchanter
  • tromper
  • chimie
  • -isation
163 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
258 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
238 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
100 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
350 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
76 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
378 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
56 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
254 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
254 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
414 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
55 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
22 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
12 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
12 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1017 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2572X Morohashi
21 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
580 New Nelson (John Haig)
1008 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1083 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
104 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
242 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2156 2001 Kanji
2a2.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
2121.0 Four corner code
2421.0 Four corner code
18-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5316 Unicode hex code