N4 Kanji Course

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N4 Kanji Course

Meaning

In Japanese, 医 means “doctor”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:Not often used
Onyomi:い

How to write it:

How to use it:

Onyomi:
医者(いしゃ)→doctor

Origin:

It is hard to remember this kanji by its origin because it changed too much. 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:

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