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/KA/    /KE/    ば.ける/ba.keru/    ば.かす/ba.kasu/    ふ.ける/fu.keru/    け.する/ke.suru/KA//    KE//    ba.keru/ば.ける/    ba.kasu/ば.かす/    fu.keru/ふ.ける/    ke.suru/け.する/

change;  take the form of;  influence;  enchant;  delude;  -ization Frenchtransformation;  prendre la forme de;  maquillage;  influence;  fantôme;  enchanter;  tromper;  chimie;  -isation Portuguesemudança;  tomar a forma de;  influência;  encantar;  iludir;  seduzir;  -isação Spanishcambiar;  transformarse;  modificarse;  disfrazarse

Radical: (human).   Strokes: 4画.   Elements: ⺅匕.   Pinyin: huà.   Hangul:  [hwa].

Jōyō Kanji 3rd Grade.   JLPT N3.

Example compounds:
KAきょうかkyōka】culture; education; civilization; civilisation
げきかgekika】dramatization; dramatisation
KEけしんkeshin】incarnation; impersonation; personification; avatar
粧水けしょうすいkeshōsui】face lotion
どうけdōke】antics; buffoonery; clowning
けるbakeruけるばけるbakeru】to take the form of (esp. in ref. to a spirit, fox, raccoon dog, etc.); to disguise oneself as; to change radically; to improve unexpectedly and dramatically (esp. of an actor, artist, rikishi, etc.)
かすbakasuかすばかすbakasu】to bewitch; to confuse; to enchant; to delude
けるfukeruけるふけるfukeru】to age; to grow old
Codepoints and classification codes:
18-29JIS X 0208
2421.0Four Corner
2156De Roo
Dictionary indices:
350Classic Nelson
580The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
21New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
12Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
1008Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
100A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
56Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
76Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
2572XDaikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 2 p. 436
238A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
254Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
163Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
378Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
258Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
242Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
104The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power by D. Crowley
414Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
3.19Japanese for Busy People by the AJLT
55Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1017Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig


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