Kanji Details
Kanji:
Meaning: speak
Readings: わ、はな、はなし
WA, hana, hanashi
Halpern Index: 1527
Grade: 2
Stroke Count: 13
Skip Code: 1-7-6
Frequency of Use: 151
Unicode Character: 8A71
Brush-Stroke Diagram:

Examples

はなし
hanashi
story
話す はなす
hanasu
to speak, talk, tell
かいわ
kaiwa
conversation; dialog
わだい
wadai
topic
しんわ
shinwa
myth; mythology
たいわ
taiwa
conversation; dialogue
どうわ
dōwa
nursery story; fairy tale
だんわ
danwa
conversation
むかしばなし
mukashi-banashi
old tale; legend
でんわちょう
denwachō
phonebook; telephone directory
でんわ
denwa
telephone
話をかける でんわをかける
denwa o kakeru
to make a phone call (person に)
でんわばんごう
denwa bangoo
telephone number
話をする はなしをする
hanashi o suru
to tell a story
けいたいでんわ
keitai denwa
cell phone
He who does not honor the Son does not honor the Father who sent Him.
— John 5:23