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八 : Eight (radical 12)

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eight (radical 12)

On 'yomi:
ハチ(hachi)
Kun 'yomi:
(ya) や.つ(ya.tsu) やっ.つ(ya.tsu) よう(you)
Nanori:
(na)(ha) はっ(ha) はつ(hatsu) やち(yachi) やつ(yatsu)
Strokes:2
Radical: (12)
Usage Rating:92
JLPT:N5
old JLPT:4
Grade:1
Unicode:0516b
jis208:40-12
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八 Usage examples

弓矢(ゆみやはちまん)god of war
(きはちじょう)yellow silk cloth with a dark striped or checkered pattern (from Hachijo island)
高峰(こうほうはちざ)eight lofty peaks
つ頭(やつがしら)
(やつがしら)
form of taro, yam
(はちじゅうはちや)eighty-eighth day from the beginning of spring
艘飛び(やそうとび)leap up from the initial charge in order to surprise the opponent
(いちはつ)wall iris, roof iris, Iris tectorum, fleur-de-lis
(やお)multitude, large number
(はっぷん)triangular-swept clerical script (clerical script whose horizontal lines end in a noticeable triangular tail)
永字(えいじはっぽう)the eight basic brush strokes in writing Chinese characters
大地獄(はちだいじごく)The Eight Greater Hells
(はっぴゃくやちょう)the whole enormous extent of Edo, from one side of Edo to the other
分目(はらはちぶんめ)being moderate in eating, stopping short of stuffing oneself
重旗雲(やえはたぐも)banner clouds in layers
(やえやえ)multilayered
(はっぴゃくやばし)the large number of bridges over canals and rivers in Naniwa (present-day Osaka)
(はっぴゃくやでら)the large number of temples in Kyoto
十代(はちじゅうだい)the eighties (age, years, etc.)
丁口(てはっちょうくちはっちょう)eloquent and skilled (worker)
中台葉院(ちゅうだいはちよういん)center of the Garbhadhatu mandala (containing Mahavairocana and eight Buddhas)
(てはっちょう)eloquence, cleverness in speaking
(みやつ)small opening in the side of some traditional Japanese clothing (located where the sleeve meets the bodice, below the armpit)
つ口(みやつぐち)
(みやつぐち)
small opening in the side of some traditional Japanese clothing for women and children (e.g. kimono, yukata) (located where the sleeve meets the bodice, below the armpit)
方円満(はっぽうえんまん)to the satisfaction of all parties, all sides being happy and satisfied
南無幡大菩薩(なむはちまんだいぼさつ)O Great God of Arms, I beseech your aid against my enemy!
(はちぶ)type of baggy tobi trousers with the baggy part taking up eight-tenths of the full length of the trouser leg
Google(グーグルはちぶ)
グーグル(グーグルはちぶ)
(of a website) being delisted or censored by the Google search engine
熊さんっつあん(くまさんはっつあん)
熊さんつあん(くまさんはっつあん)
the average Joe, the man in the street
熊公(くまこうはちこう)the average Joe, your average nice guy, Joe Blow, Joe Bloggs
正道(はっしょうどう)
聖道(はっしょうどう)
noble eightfold path
(はっすん)var. of thick, traditional Japanese paper, food served in such a dish
桃栗三年柿(ももくりさんねんかきはちねん)planted peach and chestnut seeds take three years to bear fruit, persimmons take eight