Kana: ヨウ、は
Romaji: you, ha

Name Readings

Kana: よ、わ
Romaji: yo, wa


leaf, plane, lobe, needle, blade, spear, counter for flat things, fragment, piece

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  12
Radical Number:  140
Frequency:  414
Grade:  3
Skip Pattern:  2-3-9
Korean Reading:  seob
Chinese Reading:  she4
Unicode:  8449
JIS:  4D55


Halpern Index: 2321
Nelson Index: 4001
New Nelson Index: 5129
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3k9.21
Four Corner Index: 4490.4
Guide to Remembering Index: 405
Gakken Index: 405
Japanese Names Index: 1991
Daikanwanjiten Index: 31387P
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 9.0770
Remembering the kanji Index: 228
Kanji Way Index: 275
Kanji Flashcards Index: 870
Kodansha Compact Index: 663
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 428
Kanji in Context Index: 569
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1497
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2024
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 233
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 243
Essential Kanji Index: 179
Kodansha Kanji Index: 2912
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1964
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 327
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 412


言葉 (ことば、けとば)
language; dialect; word; words; phrase; term; expression; remark; speech; (manner of) speaking
千葉 (ちば)
Chiba (city)
子葉 (しよう)
cotyledon; seed leaf (i.e. the first leaves to emerge when a seed sprouts)
若葉 (わかば、どんよう)
new leaves; fresh verdure
counter for leaves, pieces of paper, etc.; counter for boats
青葉 (あおば)
fresh leaves
双葉 (ふたば)
bud; sprout
紅葉 (こうよう、もみじ)
autumn colours; fall colors; leaves changing color (colour); leaves turning red; red leaves; leaves turning yellow; yellow leaves; (Japanese) maple (Acer japonicum); venison
万葉集 (まんようしゅう)
Manyoushuu (famous 8thC poetry); Japan's oldest anthology of poems
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