Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
wind
Parts:
Variants:
wind, air, style, manner
Kun:
かぜかざ-
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, influenza, flu, ague, inflammatory respiratory system illness (in general)
  • 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, influenza, flu, ague, inflammatory respiratory system illness (in general)
  • 涼風 【りょうふう】 cool breeze, refreshing breeze
  • 西風 【にしかぜ】 west wind

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 え
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-41-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98a8 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
rain
Kun:
あめあま--さめ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
950 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 雨天 【ウテン】 rainy weather
  • 雨水 【アマミズ】 rain water, "rain water" solar term (approx. February 19)
  • 集中豪雨 【シュウチュウゴウウ】 local downpour, severe rain fall
  • 時雨 【シグレ】 rain shower in late autumn (fall) or early winter, seasonable rain

Kun reading compounds

  • 雨 【あめ】 rain, rainy day, rainy weather, the November suit (in hanafuda)
  • 雨降り 【あめふり】 rainfall, rainy weather, rainy, wet
  • 五月雨 【さみだれ】 early-summer rain
  • 黒い雨 【くろいあめ】 black rain, heavily polluted, radioactive rain sometimes following an atmospheric nuclear explosion (esp. that of Hiroshima)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yu3, yu4
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • lluvia

Portuguese

  • chuva

French

  • pluie
42 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
69 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
3 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
655 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5042 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
114 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
97 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
759 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
30 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
30 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
232 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1858 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4378 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2218 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2983 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
429 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42210 Morohashi
3561 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6518 New Nelson (John Haig)
422 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
451 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
76 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3153 2001 Kanji
8d0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-1 SKIP code
1022.7 Four corner code
1-17-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96e8 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
calamity, misfortune, evil, curse
Kun:
わざわい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2010 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 禍 【カ】 disaster, calamity, misfortune
  • 禍福 【カフク】 fortune and misfortune, prosperity and adversity, good and evil, weal and woe
  • コロナ禍 【コロナカ】 coronavirus crisis, COVID-19 crisis
  • 惨禍 【サンカ】 calamity, disaster, catastrophe

Kun reading compounds

  • 災い 【わざわい】 disaster, calamity, misfortune, trouble, woes
  • 災い転じて福となす 【わざわいてんじてふくとなす】 to turn misfortune into fortune (esp. through one's own efforts), to turn the potential disaster to one's advantage

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huo4
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • calamidad
  • desgracia
  • infortunio

Portuguese

  • calamidade
  • desgraça
  • mal
  • maldição

French

  • calamité
  • malchance
  • mal
  • malédiction
1051 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1753 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3254 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1756 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1581 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1885 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1809 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1948 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1543 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1425 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1304 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
706 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
945 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1300 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24766P Morohashi
1030 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4102 New Nelson (John Haig)
1291 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1386 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1653 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
649 2001 Kanji
4e9.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-9 SKIP code
3722.7 Four corner code
1-18-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
798d Unicode hex code