Kanji: 赤 red

JLPT N4 | 7 Strokes

On: せき; しゃく
Kun:
あか; あか.い

Meaning: red

Kanji Parts: 

  • 土 dirt
  • 小 small
  • 丿 no slash

Mnemonic Story: 

In the red dirt 土, there was a small 小 red flower.

Stroke Order:

Examples:

  • 赤ちゃん【あかちゃん】 baby; infant
  • 赤字【あかじ】 in the red; deficit
  • 赤道【せきどう】 equator

その会社(かいしゃ)赤字(あかじ)(つづ)いてる。

That company has been running in the red.

  • その that
  • 会社 company
  • 赤字 red; loss
  • 続いてる is continuing

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