clap

(handleft) + (white) Same-ON
★★☆☆☆
8 strokes
BETA

Onyomi

HAKU, HYOU

Mnemonic

White people clap their hands every time we see a kitten HACKed to pieces. HE'S YOUR kitten!

Jukugo

拍手(はくしゅ) する

applaud ★★★☆☆
(clap) + (hand) = 拍手 (applaud)

拍子(びょうし)

a meter ☆☆☆☆☆
(clap) + (child) = 拍子 (a meter)

a meter, or time signature. (i.e. a rock song which is in 4, a waltz in3, or some prog tune in 11/7)