Kana: カン、ほ.す、ほ.し-、-ぼ.し、ひ.る
Romaji: kan,, ho.shi-, -bo.shi,

Name Reading

Kana: ほし
Romaji: hoshi


dry, parch, ebb, recede, interfere, intercede

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  3
Radical Number:  51
Frequency:  1349
Grade:  6
Skip Pattern:  4-3-1
Korean Reading:  gang
Chinese Reading:  gan4
Unicode:  5e72
JIS:  3433


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New Nelson Index: 1589
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 2k1.1
Four Corner Index: 1040.0
Guide to Remembering Index: 825
Gakken Index: 1179
Japanese Names Index: 26
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Kanji Flashcards Index: 502
Kodansha Compact Index: 572
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Kanji in Context Index: 506
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 2116
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French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1663
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 1777
Essential Kanji Index: 1542
Kodansha Kanji Index: 4187
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 3155
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 826


干し (ほし)
drying; dried
干渉 (かんしょう)
interference; intervention; meddling
干拓 (かんたく)
land reclamation (from sea)
干潟 (ひがた)
tidal flat; tideland
欄干 (らんかん)
guardrail; handrail; bannister; balustrade; parapet; (a person) shining like the stars or moon; (a person) crying endlessly
若干 (じゃっかん、そこばく、そくばく、そこば)
some; few; a number of; a little (bit); somewhat; to a certain extent; many; a lot
干支 (えと、かんし)
sexagenary cycle (60-year cycle of 12 animal zodiac and 5 elements in Chinese astrology); 12-year Chinese zodiac
干る (ひる)
to dry
干す (ほす)
to air; to dry; to desiccate; to drain (off); to drink up; to deprive of a role, job, etc. (usu. in the passive)
乾物 (かんぶつ)
dry provisions; dried food; dried goods; groceries
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