Kanji 和

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Radical: (30)
Strokes: 8
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On:
ワ、オ、カ
wa, o, ka
Kun:
やわ.らぐ、やわ.らげる、なご.む、なご.やか、あ.える
yawa.ragu, yawa.rageru, nago.mu, nago.yaka, a.eru
Meaning:
harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan
Grade: 3
JLPT: 3
In names: あい、いず、かず、かつ、かつり、かづ、たけ、ち、とも、な、にぎ、まさ、やす、よし、より、わだこ、わっ ai, izu, kazu, katsu, katsuri, kazu, take, chi, tomo, na, nigi, masa, yasu, yoshi, yori, wadako, wa
Shape: idc
Elements: ,
Antonyms:
Categories: N3 (JLPT)

Examples

和む
なごむ
nagomu
soften, calm down
和やかな
なごやかな
nagoyakana
peaceful, mild, amicable
和らぐ
やわらぐ
yawaragu
soften, calm down
和らげる
やわらげる
yawarageru
soften, moderate, relieve
和尚
おしょう
oshoo
Buddhist priest
和歌
わか
waka
31 syllable poem
和食
わしょく
washoku
Japanese-style meal
大和
やまと
yamato
Yamato, Japan
平和
へいわ
heiwa
peace, harmony
温和な
おんわな
onwana
gentle, mild, moderate
緩和する
かんわする
kanwasuru
relief, mitigate
調和する
ちょうわする
choowasuru
harmonize, be in harmony

Reading in other languages

Korean:
Korean (latin): hwa
Pinyin: he2, he4, huo2, huo4, huo5, hai1, he5
Vietnam: Hòa, Họa

Codepoints

Big-5: A9 4D
Decimal: 21644
Hex: 548C
JIS: 1
Min-Ku-Ten: 1-47-34
Unicode UTF-16: 548C
Unicode UTF-8: E5 92 8C

Dictionary Indices

A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade): 338
A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Ken Henshall): 440
A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall): 416
Essential Kanji (P.G. O'Neill): 277
Gakken Kanji Dictionary ("A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage"): 151
Japanese For Busy People: 3.5
Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki; White Rabbit Press): 412
Japanese Names (P.G. O'Neill): 638
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky): 124
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky, 2 edition): 124
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1999): 769
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2 edition, 2013): 1044
Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono): 352
Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide: 326
Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 1450
Les Kanjis dans la tête (Yves Maniette): 906
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (volume 2, page 0969): 3490
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 1130
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 897
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig, 6 edition): 963
The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley): 85
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 3268
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 770
Tuttle Kanji Cards: 318
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