Kana: ショウ、さ.く、-ざき
Romaji: shō, sa.ku, -zaki

Name Readings

Kana: さ、さき
Romaji: sa, saki


blossom, bloom

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  9
Radical Number:  30
Frequency:  1534
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  1-3-6
Korean Reading:  so
Chinese Reading:  xiao4
Unicode:  54b2
JIS:  3A69


Halpern Index: 349
Nelson Index: 922
New Nelson Index: 790
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3d6.12
Four Corner Index: 6803.4
Guide to Remembering Index: 1303
Gakken Index: 1435
Japanese Names Index: 784
Daikanwanjiten Index: 3554X
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 2.0991
Remembering the kanji Index: 2018
Kanji Flashcards Index: 413
Kodansha Compact Index: 303
Kanji in Context Index: 261
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 259
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 310
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 2037
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 2174
Essential Kanji Index: 1475
Kodansha Kanji Index: 413
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 3763
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1240


咲く (さく)
to bloom
咲かせる (さかせる)
to make bloom
遅咲き (おそざき)
late blooming (flower, talent); late flowering
咲き乱れる (さきみだれる)
to bloom in profusion
四季咲き (しきざき)
blooming in each season
返り咲く (かえりざく)
to come back; to bloom a second time
返り咲き (かえりざき)
comeback (e.g. in business); reinstatement; second blooming (in a season); reflowering; reflorescence
咲き分け (さきわけ)
variegated flowering
花咲く (はなさく)
to bloom
花を咲かせる (はなをさかせる)
to make lively; to become animated; to have fun talking about something; to become successful and well known
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