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Atsui! Hot, Hot, Thick

1 Minute Japanese: Sometimes different kanji are used for the same pronunciation to show a shade of meaning. Today we will look at the four kanji for あつい atsui and try to clear up some confusion.

For Upper Beginners (but beginners may get something out of it too!)
暑い hot (weather)
熱い hot (to the touch)
厚い thick
篤い deep, strong

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