Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
bubbles, foam, suds, froth
Kun:
あわ
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1872 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 泡影 【ホウエイ】 bubbles and shadows, something transient
  • 宝瓶 【ホウヒン】 handleless Japanese tea pot
  • 水泡 【スイホウ】 foam, bubble, nothing
  • 気泡 【キホウ】 (air) bubble (esp. in a liquid)

Kun reading compounds

  • 泡 【あわ】 bubble, foam, froth, head on beer
  • 泡盛 【あわもり】 awamori, strong Okinawan liquor distilled from rice or millet
  • 口角泡 【こうかくあわ】 frothing at the mouth
  • 一泡 【ひとあわ】 blow, shock

Readings

Chinese:
pao4, pao1
Korean:
po

Spanish

  • burbuja
  • espuma

Portuguese

  • bolhas
  • espuma

French

  • bulle
  • mousse
  • écume
1795 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1781 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2523 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1904 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1466 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1765 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1895 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1629 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1182 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
392 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
249 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
296 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
539 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17307X Morohashi
334 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3093 New Nelson (John Haig)
533 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
572 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1206 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
356 2001 Kanji
3a5.18 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3711.2 Four corner code
1-43-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6ce1 Unicode hex code