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Kanji: 事 matter; thing; fact

JLPT N4 | 8 Strokes

On: じ; ず
Kun:
こと

Meaning: matter; thing; fact

Kanji Parts: 

  • 一 one
  • 亅 hook
  • 口 mouth
  • ヨ Katakana yo; fork; broom

Mnemonic Story: 

Use a fork ヨ to hook 亅 the food into your one 一 mouth 口.

Examples:

  • 仕事【しごと】 work; job; business
  • 事故【じこ】 accident; incident; trouble
  • 食事【しょくじ】 meal; dinner
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