N3 Kanji Course

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N3 Kanji Course

Meaning

In Japanese,鉄 means “iron”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:Not often used
Onyomi:てつ

How to write it:

How to use it:

Onyomi:
鉄道(てつどう)→railway
地下鉄(ちかてつ)→subway

Origin:

It’s hard to remember this kanji by its origin because it changed too much. However, you can remember this kanji by this way.
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:

As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.
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