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河 : River

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river

On 'yomi:
(ka)
Kun 'yomi:
かわ(kawa)
Nanori:
かっ(ka)(ko) こう(kou)
Strokes:8
Radical: (85)
Usage Rating:663
JLPT:N2
old JLPT:2
Grade:5
Unicode:06cb3
jis208:18-47
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河 Usage examples

(とらふぐ)tiger globefish (poisonous fish, Takifugu rubripes)
(かせい)clearing of the river water
(かりゅう)stream
の源(かわのみなもと)fountainhead
暴虎馮(ぼうこひょうが)foolhardy courage
(かせん)riverboat, rivercraft
アンドロメダ銀(アンドロメダぎんが)Andromeda galaxy
コンパクト銀(コンパクトぎんが)compact galaxy
スエズ運(スエズうんが)Suez Canal
セイファート銀(セイファートぎんが)Seyfert galaxy
海豚(カワイルカ)river dolphin
(かかん)Milky Way
原鳩(カワラバト)rock pigeon (Columba livia), rock dove
跡湖(かせきこ)crescentic lake, oxbow lake, billabong
川工学(かせんこうがく)river engineering
(かわいのしし)bush pig
(さっかぎょ)
(さっかぎょ)
anadromous fish (fish that migrates upstream, e.g. salmon)
屍山血(しざんけつが)heaps of bodies and streams of blood, fierce battle
百年(ひゃくねんかせい)waiting for one hundred years for the waters of the Yellow River to clear, waiting in vain for an unlikely event, waiting for pigs to fly, When the sky falls, we shall catch larks
(ホシフグ)starry toado (pufferfish, Arothron firmamentum)
岸を変える(かしをかえる)to try a new venue for eating, drinking, night amusement, etc.
津掛け(かわづかけ)hooking backward counter throw
ドラマ(たいがドラマ)long-running historical drama series on NHK TV