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華 means 'China' or 'Chinese'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 820   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-6    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 47 words   Used in 142 words   Used in 1859 names   Component in 11 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   カ   ケ
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   はな flower; showy; China
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   华 (Chinese)  
Lower component does not exist as an independent kanji.
⿱   () grass   hang down; hanging  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 華 is used 13 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 華 is used 133 times, read 3 ways (with 5 variations).
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カ : 83 words FIND ALL
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wonderful; gorgeous; splendor; splendour; pomp; extravagance
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ケ (read as げ) : 17 words FIND ALL
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falling as flowers do; dying a glorious death
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ケ : 11 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. avatamsa (flower adornment, as a metaphor for becoming a buddha)  (Buddhist term)
2. Avatamska sutra  (see also: 華厳経; abbreviation)
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カ (read as が) : 4 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: えいが
noun
glory; splendour; splendor; majesty; luxury
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はな : 15 words FIND ALL
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showy; brilliant; gorgeous; florid; gay
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はな (read as ばな) : 1 word FIND ALL
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noun
hot-springs mineral deposits (resembling flowers); flowers of sulphur; geyserite  (see also: 湯の花)
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1. dainty; delicate; slender; slim and elegant
2. fragile (e.g. furniture); delicate; frail
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わ: 1 word. FIND ALL
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Most common form: 難波
noun
Naniwa (former name for Osaka region)
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カ   ケ   China; Chinese   はな flower; showy; China   
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スイ   hang down; hanging   たらす to hang down, to suspend   たれる to be dangling, to drip   
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grass   
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