N3 Kanji Course

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N3 Kanji Course

Meaning:

In Japanese, 鉄 means “iron”.


How to read it:

KunyomiNot often used
Onyomiてつ

How to write it:


Origin:

It’s hard to remember this kanji by its origin.
However, I will think of a way to help you.

鉄=金 + 失
金 means “gold”, 失 means “to lose”.
So you can remember this kanji by
“I only have iron now because I lost my gold”.

Note:
Below is the origin and development of kanji 失.

Development:


Vocabulary:

LevelWordReadingMeaning
Interてつiron
Inter地下鉄ちかてつsubway
Inter鉄道てつどうrailway
Inter鉄砲てっぽうgun
Adv国鉄こくてつnational railway
Adv製鉄せいてつiron manufacture
H_Adv鉄鋼てっこうsteel
H_Adv鉄製てっせいmade of iron
H_Adv鉄板てっぱんiron plate
H_Adv電鉄でんてつelectric railway
H_Adv鉄則てっそくinviolable rule
H_Adv私鉄してつprivate railway
S_Adv鉄橋てっきょうiron bridge
S_Adv鉄筋てっきんsteel
S_Adv鋼鉄こうてつsteel and iron
S_Adv鉄分てつぶんiron intake
S_Adv鉄鉱石てっこうせきiron ore
S_Adv鉄棒てつぼうbar
Others鉄骨てっこつsteel frame
Others鉄骨造てっこつぞうsteel construction
Others鉄工てっこうironwork
Others鉄塔てっとうsteel tower
Others砂鉄さてつiron sand
Others鉄柵てっさくiron fence
Others無鉄砲むてっぽうreckless
Others鋳鉄ちゅうてつcast iron
Others鉄壁てっぺきimpregnable
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