Kanji: 知 know; wisdom

JLPT N4 | 8 Strokes

On: 
Kun:
し.る; し.らす

Meaning: know; wisdom

Kanji Parts: 

  • 矢 arrow
  • 口 mouth; opening

Mnemonic Story: 

I knew the archer was Robin Hood when he shot the arrow 矢 in the middle of the opening 口.

Stroke Order:

Examples:

  • 知識【ちしき】 knowledge; information
  • 知恵【ちえ】 wisdom; wit
  • 知事【ちじ】 prefectural governor

選挙(せんきょ)(あたら)しい知事(ちじ)(えら)ばれた。

A new governor was elected.

  • 選挙 election
  • で by (elections)
  • 新しい new
  • 知事 governor
  • 選ばれた was chosen

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