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Level 2 Kanji -- April 24, 2014

Level 2 Kanji

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  • on reading:
  • ホウ
  • kun reading:
  • はなす   はなつ   はなれる   ほう
  • meaning(s):
  • set free, release, fire, shoot, emit, banish, liberate
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かいほう release; liberation; emancipation
かいほう open; throw open
ほうそう broadcast; broadcasting
ほうる to let go
はなす to separate; to set free