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カイ/KAI/    /E/    こわ.す/kowa.su/    こわ.れる/kowa.reru/    やぶ.る/yabu.ru/KAI/カイ/    E//    kowa.su/こわ.す/    kowa.reru/こわ.れる/    yabu.ru/やぶ.る/

demolition;  break;  destroy Frenchdémolition;  casser;  détruire Portuguesedemolição;  quebrar;  destruir Spanishcolapso;  derrumbe;  destrucción;  romper;  romperse;  averiarse

Radical: (earth).   Strokes: 16画.   Elements: 衣十土罒.   Variants: .   Pinyin: huài / .   Hangul:  [koe].

Jōyō Kanji High School.   JLPT N1.

Example compounds:
カイKAIはかいてきhakaiteki】destructive; devastating
じかいjikai】disintegration; self-destruction
けっかいkekkai】break (rip) down
Eえしeshi】necrosis
えそeso】gangrene
金剛不こんごうふえkongōfue】firm and solid; sturdy and indestructible; unshakable; adamantine
こわkowasu取りとりこわすtorikowasu】to demolish; to tear or pull down
こわすkowasu】to break; to wreck; to break (a bill, etc.)
ブチブチこわすbuchikowasu】to destroy; to spoil; to crush; to break by striking; to wreck
こわれるkowareruれるこわれるkowareru】to be broken; to fall through
Codepoints and classification codes:
58caUnicode
18-85JIS X 0208
1-3-13SKIP
3b13.3TKD
4413.2Four Corner
1465De Roo
Dictionary indices:
1147Classic Nelson
1102The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
756New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
524Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
400Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
1266A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
2602Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
1578Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
5541PDaikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 3 p. 269
1066A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
1407Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
1171Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
1822Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
1038Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
390Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
407Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig

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