N5 Kanji Course

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N5 Kanji Course

Meaning:

In Japanese,四 means “four”.


How to read it:

Kunyomiよっ、よ、よん
Onyomi

How to write it:


Origin:

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:


Vocabulary:

LevelWordReadingMeaning
Basicし、よんfour
Basic四つよっつfour
Basic四十よんじゅうforty
Basic四百よんひゃくfour hundred
Basic四千よんせんfour thousand
Adv四方しほうall sides
Adv四季しきfour seasons
Adv四角いしかくいsquare
H_Adv四肢ししlimb
Others四捨五入ししゃごにゅうrounding

Examples:

正方形せいほうけいにはよっへんがある。
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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