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I was just wondering the character shown in image is Japanese or not. If yes then can you please tell me the meaning of it.

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closed as off-topic by jkerian Apr 7 '15 at 8:55

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I'd agree with what others are saying: it looks very much like a stylistic 隼(はやぶさ). In fact, here's a screen dump of the image with JWPce showing the Kanji detail next to it: taylorj.org.uk/images/Hayabusa.png – Jamie Taylor Jun 18 '12 at 12:04
@jkerian. Whoops looks like I got the names wrong. My bad. – Flaw Jun 18 '12 at 16:02
up vote 7 down vote accepted

Could it be 隼(はやぶさ)- falcon? Pretty certain about the top part, less sure about the bottom.

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I have a feeling it says the same as the romaji directly below it, painted on the side of the bike: http://www.suzukicycles.com/Product%20Lines/Cycles/Products/Hayabusa/2012/GSX1300R.aspx

The literal meaning can be looked up in any of the dictionaries listed on our resources page, like this for example.

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