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ChineseEdit

 
flower; blossom; to spend; fancy pattern
 
grass; straw; draft (of a document); careless; rough; manuscript; hasty
trad. (花草)
simp. #(花草)
anagram 草花

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

花草

  1. flowers and grass; plants
  2. (figuratively, literary) woman; girl
  3. (Quanzhou and Xiamen Hokkien) a folk dance style in the Min Nan region

AdjectiveEdit

花草

  1. (Quanzhou and Xiamen Hokkien) unnecessary and overelaborate

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
はな
Grade: 1
くさ
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of  (はな) (hana, flower) +  (くさ) (kusa, grass).

NounEdit

花草 (hiragana はなくさ, katakana ハナクサ, rōmaji hanakusa)

  1. Synonym of 母子草 (hahakogusa): the Jersey cudweed, (Pseudognaphalium affine, syn. Gnaphalium affine)
  2. Synonym of , (yomogi): the Japanese mugwort, Artemisia princeps
  3. Synonym of 蓮華草 (rengesō): the Chinese milk vetch, Astragalus sinicus

Proper nounEdit

花草 (hiragana はなくさ, rōmaji Hanakusa)

  1. a surname