Kanji Card – 風 – kaze


98A8 - 風

Meaning wind, style
Onyomi FUU
Kunyomi kaze
Strokes 9 (click on the pick to start the video)


Kanji Furigana Romaji Meaning JLPT
かぜ kaze wind 5
和風 わふう wafuu Japanese style
風邪 かぜ kaze common cold (illness) 5


Radical Radical name Meaning


  1. This represents a large, cloth-like object encompassing a wide area, and insects. This evokes the idea of a large bird flapping its wings, buffeting insects all about with WIND.

    The application to issues of “style” represents how it’s not just a physical object, but that which flows all around it; the ambiance.

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