Kanji Card – 林 – hayashi


6797 - 林

Meaning woods
Onyomi RIN
Kunyomi hayashi
Strokes 8 (click on the pick to start the video)


Kanji Furigana Romaji Meaning JLPT
はやし hayashi woods 4
森林 しんりん shinrin forest, woods


Radical Radical name Meaning


  1. can we read shinrin as mori too? since it means the same

    • Nicolas says:

      Thanks for the questions. Shinrin has the same meaning but it is a completely different word with two kanji. It therefore can not be read as mori.

  2. Do Hayashis’ have a family crest or Koman?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: