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N5 Kanji Course

N5 Kanji 4: 四

Meaning of kanji 四:

In Japanese, 四 means “four”.


How to read kanji 四:

Kunyomiよっ、よ、よん
Onyomi

How to write kanji 四:


Origin of kanji 四:

Maybe you will wonder why we don’t use four lines to stand for “four”, but it looks bad.
So we use another kanji means “the nose is watering” to stand for “four”.

It’s pretty hard to explain the reason, but our purpose is to remember this kanji, so you can remember this as “My nose is watering for four days”.

Development of kanji 四:


Vocabulary containing kanji 四:

WordReadingMeaning
し、よんfour (number)
四つよっつfour (counter)
四十よんじゅうforty
四百よんひゃくfour hundred
四千よんせんfour thousand
四月しがつApril

Example Sentences of kanji 四:

正方形せいほうけいにはよっつのへんがある。
A square has four sides.

わたしよんじゅうさいです。
I’m forty years old.

よんひゃくドルをしてください。
Please lend me 400 dollars.

この学校がっこう四千よんせんにんいます。
This school has 4,000 students.

ほんほううみかこまれている。
Japan is bounded by water on every side.

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