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Kanji: 員 member; employee

JLPT N4 | 10 Strokes

On: いん
Kun:

Meaning: member; employee

Kanji Parts: 

  • 口 mouth; opening
  • 貝 shellfish; shells; money

Mnemonic Story: 

Each member who speaks with her mouth 口 must first shell 貝 out some money.

Examples:

  • 公務員【こうむいん】 government worker; public servant
  • 店員【てんいん】 employee (of a store); clerk
  • 全員【ぜんいん】 all members; everyone; all hands
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