桜花

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Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 櫻花.
(This term, 桜花, is the second-round simplified form of 櫻花.)
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Japanese[edit]

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桜花

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
おう
Grade: 5

Grade: 1
on’yomi

From Sinitic 櫻花.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

桜花 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 櫻花, hiragana おうか, rōmaji ōka, historical hiragana あうくわ)

  1. a cherry blossom
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
さくら
Grade: 5
はな > ばな
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

From Old Japanese. Compound of (sakura, cherry tree) +‎ (hana, blossom, flower). The hana changes to bana due to rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

桜花 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 櫻花, hiragana さくらばな, rōmaji sakurabana)

  1. a cherry blossom