Kanji: 組 put together

JLPT N3 | 11 Strokes

Kun: く.む、 くみ、 -ぐみ
On: ソ

Meaning: put together; association; unite; assemble; braid; cooperate; grapple

Kanji Parts: 

  • 糸 thread
  • 目 eye
  • 一 one


  • Threading the eye of the needle one by one until you put together nice clothes.

Stroke Order:


  • 組織(そしき) organization; formation; system
  • 組合(くみあい) union; association; guild
  • 番組(ばんぐみ) (TV) program
  • ()()てる to assemble; to put together; to build


That couple was walking arm in arm with each other.

  • あの that
  • 夫婦(ふうふ) married couple
  • は as for (topic marker)
  • (たが)いに together; both; mutually
  • (うで)()んで arm in arm [if this was just one person, the meaning would be “to cross (fold) one’s arm”]
  • (ある)いていた was walking
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