Kanji: 写 copy

JLPT N4 | 5 Strokes

On:  しゃ
Kun:
うつ.す

Meaning: copy

Kanji Parts: 

  • 冖 cover; crown
  • 与 bestow; gift [Give me a high five 5 and I'll bestow you one 一]

Mnemonic Story: 

I was bestowed 与 a crown 冖, but it turned out to be a copy.

Stroke Order:

Examples:

  • 写真【しゃしん】 photograph; photo
  • 写実性【しゃじつせい】 realism; reality

その()は、まるで写真(しゃしん)のようだった。

That painting looked just like a photograph.

  • その that
  • 絵 picture; painting
  • まるで just like; as if
  • 写真 photo
  • のよう seeming to be; appearing to be; like; similar to
  • だった was

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