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干 : Dry

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Components:

dry, parch, ebb, recede, interfere, intercede, dry (radical 51)

On 'yomi:
カン(kan)
Kun 'yomi:
ほ.す(ho.su) ほ.し-(ho.shī) -ぼ.し(bo.shi) ひ.る(hi.ru)
Nanori:
ほし(hoshi)
Strokes:3
Radical: (51)
Usage Rating:1349
JLPT:N2
old JLPT:2
Grade:6
Unicode:05e72
jis208:20-19
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干 Usage examples

杯を(さかずきをほす)to drink the cup dry
し柿(ほしがき)
(ほしがき)
dried persimmons
し李(ほしすもも)prune
(むかんしょう)noninterference, nonintervention
スペックル渉計(スペックルかんしょうけい)speckle interferometer
(しおぼし)salted and dried
(ほしか)dried sardine
海老(ほしえび)
し海老(ほしえび)
dried shrimp
し肉(ほしにく)
(ほしにく)
dried meat, jerky
政治(せいじかんしょう)political intervention
し台(ものほしだい)
(ものほしだい)
clothes-drying platform, place for drying laundry
天慈雨(かんてんじう)welcome (beneficial) rain in a drought, realization of something eagerly looked for, a welcome relief
大権(たいけんかんぱん)infringing on the power of the sovereign
(すいかん)silk dried after having been washed in plain water and stretched out
し綱(ものほしづな)clothesline
戈を交える(かんかをまじえる)to open hostilities, to be at war
布団(ふとんほし)drying a futon (by hanging it outside in the sun)