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
Therefore God exalted Him to the highest place
and gave Him the name that is above every name,
that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow,
in heaven and on earth and under the earth,
and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord,
to the glory of God the Father.
— Philippians 2:9-11