Kanji: 去 gone; past; leave

JLPT N4 | 5 Strokes

On: きょ; こ
Kun:
さ.る

Meaning: gone; past; leave

Kanji Parts: 

  • 土 earth; dirt
  • 厶 private; katakana mu

Mnemonic Story: 

Poor MU ム is dead and buried underearth 土.

Stroke Order:

Examples:

  • 過去【かこ】 the past; bygone days
  • 去年【きょねん】 last year
  • 去る【さる】 to leave; to go away

過去(かこ)()(かえ)る。

To reflect on the past.

  • 過去 past
  • 振り返る to reflect; to look back upon

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