Kanji: 所 place

JLPT N4 | 8 Strokes

On: しょ
Kun:
ところ

Meaning: place

Kanji Parts: 

  • 戸 door
  • 斤 axe

Mnemonic Story: 

If you have been locked out of your place, just find the door 戸 and knock it down with an axe 斤.

Stroke Order:

Examples:

  • 台所【だいどころ】 kitchen
  • 住所【じゅうしょ】 address (of a house); residence
  • 近所【きんじょ】 neighborhood

近所に公園がある。

There is a park in the neighborhood.

  • 近所 neighborhood
  • に in (the neighborhood)
  • 公園 park
  • がある there is; there exists

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