Kanji: 以 by means of; because; since

JLPT N4 | 5 Strokes

On:  
Kun:
もっ.て

Meaning: by means of; because; since

Kanji Parts: 

  • 𠄌 hook
  • 丶 dot
  • 人 person

Mnemonic Story: 

By means of a hook 𠄌 and a drop 丶 of sweat, a person 人 can learn this kanji.

Stroke Order:

Examples:

  • 以上【いじょう】 more than; and over; that's all
  • 以内【いない】 within; inside of; less than
  • 以外【いがい】 with the exception of; excepting; exclusing

 (わたし)説明(せつめい)は、以上(いじょう)です。

That's all I have to say.
(This could also mean, "The explanation is above")

  • 私の my
  • 説明 explanation
  • 以上 that is all; above-mentioned
  •  です is

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