Learn JLPT N5 Kanji

Meaning of 白

white

Onyomi

ハク、 ビャク
haku, byaku

Kunyomi

しろ(い)
shiro(i)

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 ハク、 ビャク / しろ(い) 】

Meaning: white.

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How to write 白 - stroke order:

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Stroke Count: 5

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese kana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

わたしのいぬたちはしろい。
watashi no inutachi wa shiroi.
My dogs are white.
Example #2

しろいねこをかっています。
shiroi neko wo katteimasu.
I have a white cat.
Example #3

しろワインをのみたいです。
shiro wain wo nomitai desu.
I want to drink white wine.
Example #4

それはおもしろい。
sore wa omoshiroi.
That's funny.
Example #5

ゆきのようにしろい。
yuki no you ni shiroi.
It's as white as snow.
Example #6

けのいろがしろいことからシロというなまえがつけられるいぬやねこはおおい。
Ke no iro ga shiroi koto kara shiro toiu namae ga tsukerareru inu ya neko wa ooi.
There are many cats and dogs named "Shiro" because of their white fur.
Example #7

きょうふであおじろいかおになった。
kyoufu de aojiroi kao ni natta.
His face went pale from fear.
Example #8

父はめっきりしらががふえた。
chichi wa mekkiri shiraga ga fueta.
My father's hair is rapidly turning gray.
Example #9

きんちょうであたまのなかがまっしろになった。
kinchou de atama no naka ga masshiro ni natta.
My mind went blank from nervousness.

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