Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
flower
Kun:
はな
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
578 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 花形 【ハナガタ】 floral pattern, flourish, ornament, star (actor, player, etc.)
  • 花園 【ハナゾノ】 flower garden
  • 献花 【ケンカ】 flower offering, floral tribute, laying flowers
  • 紅花 【ベニバナ】 safflower (Carthamus tinctorius), dyer's safflower
  • 花かご 【ハナカゴ】 flower basket, flower basket (or plate) used for flower-scattering rituals
  • 花瓶 【ケビョウ】 vase used to hold flower offerings (often made of gilded copper)
  • 天花 【テンゲ】 flowers that bloom in the heavens, paper flowers scattered before the Buddha's image

Kun reading compounds

  • 花 【はな】 flower, blossom, bloom, petal, cherry blossom, beauty, blooming (esp. of cherry blossoms), ikebana, hanafuda, (the) best, glorious, lovely
  • 花形 【はながた】 floral pattern, flourish, ornament, star (actor, player, etc.)
  • 菜の花 【なのはな】 rape blossoms, rapeseed flowers
  • 紅花 【べにばな】 safflower (Carthamus tinctorius), dyer's safflower

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
hua1
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • flor

Portuguese

  • flor

French

  • fleur
43 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
70 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
9 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
551 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3909 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
328 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
81 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
481 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
255 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
255 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
314 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
641 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2740 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1405 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1894 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1018 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30734P Morohashi
2211 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4980 New Nelson (John Haig)
1009 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1084 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
69 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1956 2001 Kanji
3k4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
4421.4 Four corner code
18-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
82b1 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
push, stop, check, subdue, attach, seize, weight, shove, press, seal, do in spite of
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
789 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 押収 【オウシュウ】 seizure, confiscation
  • 押印 【オウイン】 affixing one's seal
  • 花押 【カオウ】 written seal, stylized signature

Kun reading compounds

  • 押す 【おす】 to push, to press, to apply pressure from above, to press down, to stamp (i.e. a passport), to apply a seal, to affix (e.g. gold leaf), to press (someone for something), to urge, to compel, to influence, to overwhelm, to overpower, to repress, to push (events along), to advance (a plan), to do in spite of ..., to do even though ..., to force, to make sure, to be pressed for time, to advance troops, to attack, (of light) to be diffused across an entire surface
  • 押忍 【おっす】 hi!, yo!, hey man!, hey dude!
  • 押さえる 【おさえる】 to pin down, to hold down, to press down, to cover (esp. a part of one's body with one's hand), to clutch (a body part in pain), to press (a body part), to get a hold of, to obtain, to seize, to catch, to arrest, to grasp (a point), to comprehend, to quell, to subdue, to suppress, to repress, to hold back, to check, to curb, to contain
  • 押さえる 【おさえる】 to pin down, to hold down, to press down, to cover (esp. a part of one's body with one's hand), to clutch (a body part in pain), to press (a body part), to get a hold of, to obtain, to seize, to catch, to arrest, to grasp (a point), to comprehend, to quell, to subdue, to suppress, to repress, to hold back, to check, to curb, to contain

Readings

Japanese names:
おし、 おす、 おや
Chinese:
ya1, ya2
Korean:
ab, gab

Spanish

  • empujar
  • presionar
  • forzar
  • contener
  • reprimir
  • suprimir

Portuguese

  • empurrar
  • parada
  • checar
  • subjugar
  • anexar
  • prender
  • peso
  • imprensa
  • carimbo
  • fazer apesar de

French

  • appuyer
  • pousser
  • arrêter
  • contrôler
  • soumettre
  • attacher
  • saisir
  • maintenir
  • sceau
  • presser
  • faire en dépit de
1033 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
587 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1885 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1632 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
563 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
587 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
986 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1021 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
256 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
868 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
371 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
234 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
278 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1123 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11929 Morohashi
314 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2128 New Nelson (John Haig)
1114 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1195 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1175 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1355 2001 Kanji
3c5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
5605.0 Four corner code
18-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
62bc Unicode hex code