Kanji: 魚 fish

JLPT N4 | 11 Strokes

On: ぎょ
Kun:
うお;さかな

Meaning: fish

Kanji Parts: 

  • 勹  wrapping
  • 田 rice paddy
  • ⺣ fire

Etymology: 

Hot sushi! You wrap 勹 fish with rice from the rice paddy 田 and then, wanting cooked food, you fry it with fire ⺣.

Stroke Order:


Examples:

  • 金魚 (きんぎょ )goldfish
  • 魚類(ぎょるい) fish; types of fish; fish-kind
  • 魚釣(さかなつ)りfishing
  • 魚雷(ぎょらい) torpedo
  • 魚市場(うおいちば) fish market


彼女(かのじょ)金魚(きんぎょ)()っている。

She has a goldfish.

  • 彼女 she
  • 金魚 goldfish
  • 飼っている have (a pet); keep (a pet)

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