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N4 Kanji 147: 医

Meaning:

In Japanese, 医 means “doctor”.


How to read it:

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Onyomi

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 remember it.

医 looks like a 矢 in a container. 矢 means “arrow”.
This container is used for store alcohol. When someone got shot by the arrow, the doctor using the alcohol to reduce pain.
So 医 stands for “doctor”.
Note:
Below is the origin and development of the kanji 矢.

Development:


Vocabulary:

WordReadingMeaning
医者いしゃdoctor
医学いがくmedical science
医療いりょうmedical treatment
医師いしdoctor
医薬いやくmedicine
医科いかmedical department
獣医じゅういveterinarian
医大いだいmedical school
軍医ぐんいmilitary doctor
女医じょいfemale doctor
医務いむmedical affairs
医術いじゅつmedical technique
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