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

  • 花瓶 【カビン】 (flower) vase
  • 花粉 【カフン】 pollen
  • 開花 【カイカ】 flowering, blooming, blossoming, coming into bloom, flowering (of a civilization, talent, etc.), blossoming, blooming, bearing fruit (of efforts)
  • 献花 【ケンカ】 flower offering, floral tribute, laying flowers
  • 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
  • 花瓶 【かびん】 (flower) vase
  • 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:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-18-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
82b1 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
ghost, demon
Parts:
charging ahead of others
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2108 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 魁偉 【カイイ】 brawny, muscular, impressive, gigantic
  • 魁星 【カイセイ】 first star of the Big Dipper, top applicant in the civil service examination (Imperial China)
  • 首魁 【シュカイ】 forerunner, ringleader
  • 巨魁 【キョカイ】 ringleader, chief

Kun reading compounds

  • 先駆け 【さきがけ】 pioneer, leader, taking the initiative, forerunner, harbinger, herald, leading an attack, charging ahead of others (towards the enemy)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
kui2
Korean:
goe

Spanish

  • carga

Portuguese

French

5277 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2423 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2083 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4125 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2095 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2838 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
45785 Morohashi
6834 New Nelson (John Haig)
2924 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2932 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5f9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-10-4 SKIP code
2421.0 Four corner code
1-19-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9b41 Unicode hex code