Kanji: 四 yon four

JLPT N5: 4 / 100 | 5 Strokes

Stroke Order:

Stroke order for the kanji for four 四

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On: シ
Kun: よん; よっ・つ

Mnemonics: Think of two little legs dangling in a FOUR-sided box.


  •  four [can be pronounced シ or よん]
  • 四級(よんきゅう) 4th grade
  • 四月(よんがつ) April [the 4th month]

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