Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
inflammation, flame, blaze
Kun:
ほのお
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1242 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 炎 【エン】 -itis (indicating an inflammatory disease)
  • 炎症 【エンショウ】 inflammation, irritation
  • 脳炎 【ノウエン】 brain inflammation, encephalitis, cerebritis
  • 胃炎 【イエン】 gastritis, gastric catarrh

Kun reading compounds

  • 炎 【ほのお】 flame, blaze, flames (of intense emotion, e.g. love, jealousy, anger), passion
  • 炎検出器 【ほのおけんしゅつき】 flame detector
  • 瞋恚の炎 【しんいのほのお】 intense antipathy (like a blazing fire), flames of rage
  • 嫉妬の炎 【しっとのほのお】 flames of jealousy

Readings

Japanese names:
ぬく
Chinese:
yan2
Korean:
yeom

Spanish

  • quemar
  • llamarada
  • inflamación
  • flama

Portuguese

  • inflamação
  • chama
  • fogo

French

  • inflammation
  • flamme
  • incendie
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