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houka

houge
English
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Takes the aux. verb suru
Buddhist term
Archaism
discarding, abandoning

Meaning restricted to ほうか
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Takes the aux. verb suru
variety of street performance from the Middle Ages

Meaning restricted to ほうげ
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Takes the aux. verb suru
casting off one's attachments (in Zen)

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ON: ホウ KUN: はな.す, -っぱな.し, はな.つ, はな.れる, こ.く, ほう.る
set free, release, fire, shoot, emit, banish, liberate

Stroke: 8 Grade: 3 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-4-4 FC: 0824.4


ON: カ, ゲ KUN: した, しも, もと, さ.げる, さ.がる, くだ.る, くだ.り, くだ.す, -くだ.す, くだ.さる, お.ろす, お.りる
below, down, descend, give, low, inferior

Stroke: 3 Grade: 1 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 4-3-1 FC: 1023.3