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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
火-order.gif
Stroke order
火-bw.png

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (when used as a bottom Chinese radical)

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形)

火 火 火 火
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han character[edit]

(radical 86 +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 火 (F), four-corner 90800)

  1. fire, flame
  2. burn
  3. anger, rage

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 665, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 18850
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1073, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2187, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+706B

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping fo2, Yale fo2)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ , Guangdong fo3, Hagfa Pinyim fo3)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

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Kanji[edit]

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. fire

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Japanese. /hi2/: [pɨ] > [ɸɨ] > [ɸi] > [çi]. See apophonic form ho.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana , romaji hi)

  1. a fire; flames
  2. a light
  3. heat
Derived terms[edit]
Idioms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Japanese. /ho/: [po] > [ɸo] > [ho]. Found in compounds. See apophonic form hi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana , romaji ho)

  1. a fire
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Japanese. Ancient dialect form in eastern Japan. Found in compounds.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana , romaji fu)

  1. a fire
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

火(か): fire in the Wu Xing system
火(か): Antares in the Scorpio constellation

From Middle Chinese .

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana , historical hiragana くゎ, romaji ka)

  1. fire
  2. one of the five classical elements in traditional Chinese philosophy and medicine: see the "Wu Xing" entry on Wikipedia
  3. under the old Ritsuryō system of ancient Japan, a military grouping, consisting of 10 soldiers: a squad
Idioms[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana , historical hiragana くゎ, romaji Ka)

  1. Tuesday
  2. Antares, in the constellation Scorpio
Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • 1988, Kokugo Dai Jiten Dictionary, edition Revised edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Shogakukan:
  • 1997, Akira Matsumura editor, Digital Daijisen[1] (in Japanese), Tokyo: Shogakukan, ISBN 4099068625, retrieved on 2012-06-07:

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hwa)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: hwa, McCune-Reischauer: hwa, Yale: hwa)
  • Name (hangeul):  (revised: bul, McCune-Reischauer: pul, Yale: pul)
  1. fire

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hwa) (hangeul )

  1. fire
  2. anger
  3. (as an abbreviation) Tuesday

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Tuesday): 화요일 (hwayoil, “Tuesday”)

Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin huǒ (huo3), Wade-Giles huo3)

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin huǒ)

  1. fire
  2. anger
  3. temper

Compounds[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA hónn (honn2), hué (hue2), hé (he2))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hoả, )