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Kanji: 夜 night; evening

JLPT N4 | 8 Strokes

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Kun:
よる

Meaning: night; evening

Kanji Parts: 

  • 亠 lid
  • 亻 person [variation of 人]
  • 夂 walking legs
  • 丶 dot

Mnemonic Story: 

A person 亻 puts on a hat 亠 and grabs a cane 丶 to go walking 夂 for an evening stroll.

Examples:

  • 深夜【しんや】 late at night
  • 今夜【こんや】 this evening; tonight
  • 徹夜【てつや】 staying up all night

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