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English: waves billows Poland On-Yomi: ハ Kun-Yomi: なみ ひら みな みなみ わ
Bushu (Radical) Info: 水 (みず) – water
Henshall Mnemonic: waves form skin of water
Levels: JLPT N2 | JLPT 2 (old) | Grade 3 Frequency: #740 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers Common Words and/or Phrases Using this Kanji: Click any individual kanji to view a similar information sheet for it. Click [K] to look up the word's individual character(s) at WWWJDIC. Click [D] to look up the word at WWWJDIC (definition is the same but other useful features exist).
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JLPT N3 Words JLPT N2 Words 電 波 [でんぱ] (n) electro-magnetic wave [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] JLPT N1 Words Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT 防 波 堤 [ぼうはてい] (n) breakwater; mole [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 寒 波 [かんぱ] (n) cold wave [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 余 波 [よは] (n) after-effect; secondary effect; sequel; consequence; aftermath; trail (of a storm) [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 周 波 数 [しゅうはすう] (n) frequency (of waves) [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 波 及 [はきゅう] (n,vs) spread; extension; influence [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 波 止 場 [はとば] (n) wharf; quay; landing-stage; jetty [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 波 長 [はちょう] (n) wavelength [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 波 紋 [はもん] (n) ripple; ring on the water [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 波 乱 [はらん] (n) troubles; ups and downs; stormy, uproarious (i.e. relationship) [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 波 浪 [はろう] (n) waves; surge [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 伊 呂 波 [いろは] (n) traditional ordering of the Japanese syllabary [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 荒 波 [あらなみ] (n) stormy seas; raging waves [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 脳 波 [のうは] (n) brain waves [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 高 波 [たかなみ] (n) high waves [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 岩 波 [いわなみ] Iwanami (publisher) [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 超 音 波 [ちょうおんぱ] (n) ultrasonic waves [ K] [ D] [ Jisho]