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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 廿人心 (TOP), four-corner 44214, composition)

  1. flower
  2. blossom
  3. fancy pattern

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1020, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30734
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1478, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3181, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+82B1

Cantonese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping faa1, Yale fa1)

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Jyutping faa1)

  1. flower

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji[edit]

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. flower

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Japanese.

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana はな, romaji hana)

  1. a flower; a blossom
  2. flower arrangement
  3. Japanese playing cards
  4. the best days of one's life
  5. the best thing
  6. essence

Derived terms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hwa)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: hwa, McCune-Reischauer: hwa, Yale: hwa)
  • Name (hangeul):  (revised: kkot, McCune-Reischauer: kkot, Yale: kkoch)

Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin huā (hua1), Wade-Giles hua1)

  1. flower
  2. blossom
  3. to spend

Compounds[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ hoe (hoe1), hoa (hoa1), he (he1))

Noun[edit]

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hoa, huê)