Kanji: 止 stop

JLPT N4 | 4 Strokes

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Kun:
と.まる; と.める; とど.まる; とど.める

Meaning: stop

Kanji Parts: 

  • 止 stop

Mnemonic Story: 

A police officer and his assistant stopping traffic.

Stroke Order:

Examples:

  • 禁止【きんし】 prohibition; ban
  • 咳止め【せき止め】 cough medicine; cough lozenge
  • 痛み止め【いたみどめ】 painkiller

この(いた)()めはよく()きます。

This painkiller works well.

  • •この this
  • 痛み止め painkiller (medicine)
  • よく very well
  •  効きます to be effective; to be good for; to function well

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