桜花

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桜花

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
おう
Grade: 5

Grade: 1
on'yomi

From Sinitic 櫻花.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

桜花 ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 櫻花, hiragana おうか, romaji ōka, historical hiragana あうくわ)

  1. a cherry blossom
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Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
さくら
Grade: 5
はな > ばな
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

From Old Japanese. Compound of ‎(sakura, cherry tree) +‎ ‎(hana, blossom, flower). The hana changes to bana due to rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

桜花 ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 櫻花, hiragana さくらばな, romaji sakurabana)

  1. a cherry blossom
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