Keyword
star
Info
FrequencyTop 500-600
Type
Kyōiku (2nd grade) 
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KankenLevel 9
Heisig1676
Readings
ほし
(48%)
せい
(40%)
ぼし
(9%)
Composed of
sun
life
Mnemonic

The sun is the source of all life in our star system. Without it we'd all be dead.

Used in kanji (3 in total)
awakening
orangutan
bloody
Used in vocabulary (473 in total)
star (usu. not including the Sun); planet (usu. not including Earth); star (glyph, symbol, shape); star (actor, player, etc.); small dot; spot; star point (in go)
bull's-eye; the mark
Examples (62 in total)
The sky is full of stars.
Were there any stars in the sky?
There were a lot of stars visible in the sky.