Kanji: 台 pedestal; a stand; base

JLPT N4 | 5 Strokes

On: だい; たい
Kun:
うてな

Meaning: pedestal; a stand; base

Kanji Parts: 

  • 厶 private; katakana mu
  • 口 mouth; opening

Mnemonic Story: 

MU ム opens his mouth 口 and stands up on the pedestal to talk.

Stroke Order:

Examples:

  • 台所【だいどころ】 kitchen
  • 台風【たいふう】 typhoon; hurricane
  • 舞台【ぶたい】 stage (theater); scene; setting

(かあ)さんは台所(だいどころ)料理(りょうり)している。

Mom is cooking in the kitchen.

  • お母さん mother; mom
  • 台所 kitchen
  • で at; in (the kitchen)
  • 料理している is cooking

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