Kanji Lesson 1 (火)

火 (4 strokes) Meaning: Fire


Kun: ひ (hi)、 -び(-bi)、 ほ- (ho-)

On: カ (ka)

---Words starting with 火---

-火曜日 [かようび/Kayoubi]: Tuesday

-火災 [かさい/Kasai]: Conflagration

-火山[かざん/Kazan]: Volcano

-火星[かせい/Kasei]: Mars

---Words ending with 火---

-花火[はなび/Hanabi]: Fireworks

-噴火[ふんか/Funka]: eruption​

-下火[したび/Shitabi]: burning low

March 21, 2018


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March 26, 2018

This was awesome! Thanks for the lesson! どうおもありがとございます! 漢字は楽しいです!

March 21, 2018

For an example word which uses the ほ- reading:

火影 [ほかげ/hokage]: ① firelight; ② shadows or forms moving in firelight.

March 21, 2018

"火 (4 strokes) Meaning: Fire" ... For a second there, I thought we were going to get a lesson about the Fire Nation.

March 24, 2018

There are many Japanese anime characters using the "火".

For example,



Fullmetal Alchemist…Honō no Renkinjutsushi/焔の錬金術師

Do you know anything?

March 22, 2018

Nice topic!

I really want to see Kanjis on Duolingo!

March 22, 2018

I've known the days of the week for a while now but I still say the meaning of the kanji each time to remember:D moon – monday fire – tuesday water – wednesday tree – thursday money – friday earth – saturday sun – sunday It's elementary! Thanks @Potinase. There's some good words there

April 4, 2018

You're welcome (どういたしまして/Dou itashimashite)

April 10, 2018

Just a tiny note: ん is pronounced [N] so the romanization of 火山 (かざん) becomes Kazan.

March 21, 2018

Similarly for 火星[かせい/Kasen] where い is actually "i" and it should show Kasei in the romaji.

March 22, 2018

-火星[かせい/Kasen]: Mars - It should be "かせん"

March 25, 2018

Nope. The kana is correct; it's the romaji that's wrong.

星 -- meaning: star
 KUN readings: ほし (hoshi)
 ON readings: せい (sei), しょう (shō)

March 25, 2018
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