- 灬 (when used as a bottom Chinese radical)
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火 (radical 86 火+0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 火 (F), four-corner 90800)
- KangXi: page 665, character 1
- Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 18850
- Dae Jaweon: page 1073, character 19
- Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2187, character 1
- Unihan data for U+706B
火 (POJ fó, Guangdong fo3, Hagfa Pinyim fo3)
- CCDICT (Chineselanguage.org)
- Academia Sinica - Hakka-English Dictionary
- Lau, Chun-fat. Hakka Pinyin Dictionary (Chinese). Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, 1997 (Chinese IME supplement) ISBN 962-201-750-9.
From Old Japanese. /hi2/: [pɨ] > [ɸɨ] > [ɸi] > [çi]. See apophonic form ho.
- 火遊び (ひあそび, hi asobi): playing with fire
- 篝火 (かがりび, kagaribi): a fire set in an iron cage-like bucket and used as illumination by guards or hunters; a capable person who gets things done
- 火を見るよりも明らか (ひをみるよりもあきらか, hi o miru yori mo akiraka): "clearer than seeing the fire" → as plain as day, as plain as the nose on one's face, as clear as a bell
From Old Japanese. /ho/: [po] > [ɸo] > [ho]. Found in compounds. See apophonic form hi.
- a fire
- 火気 (ほけ, hoke): a flame; heat; smoke
- 炎, 焔 (ほむら, homura): flames; metaphorical flames, connoting strong emotions such as anger or jealousy, or such as ambition or passion
- 炎 (ほのお, honoo): a flame
- 火照る (ほてる, hoteru): to feel hot or flushed
- 火先 (ほさき、ひさき, "hosaki", "hisaki"): tip of a flame
From Old Japanese. Ancient dialect form in eastern Japan. Found in compounds.
- a fire
- 葦火 (あしふ, ashifu): ancient eastern Japanese dialect reading for 葦火 (ashibi): a fire using dried reeds as kindling or fuel
From Middle Chinese 火.
- one of the five classical elements in traditional Chinese philosophy and medicine: see the "Wu Xing" entry on Wikipedia
- under the old Ritsuryō system of ancient Japan, a military grouping, consisting of 10 soldiers: a squad
- (squad): (modern Japanese) 分隊 (ぶんたい, buntai)
- 1988, Kokugo Dai Jiten Dictionary, edition Revised edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Shogakukan:
- 1997, Akira Matsumura editor, Digital Daijisen (in Japanese), Tokyo: Shogakukan, ISBN 4099068625, retrieved on 2012-06-07:
- Sound (hangeul): 화 (revised: hwa, McCune-Reischauer: hwa, Yale: hwa)
- Name (hangeul): 불 (revised: bul, McCune-Reischauer: pul, Yale: pul)
- (Tuesday): 화요일 (hwayoil, “Tuesday”)