Kanji: 年 toshi year

This year, study kanji!

JLPT N5: 31 / 100 | 6 Strokes

On: ネン
Kun: とし

Meaning: year

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Stroke Order:

Examples:

  • 一年(いちねん) one year
  • 二年前(ふたねんまえ) two years ago
  • 去年(きょねん)  last year


Example Sentence:

今年(ことし)30(さい)になりました。

I became 30 this year.

  • 今年(ことし) this year [Note: "this year" is "kotoshi" not "kontoshi"]
  • 30(さい) 30 years old [add (さい) after a number to express age]
  • になりました became [past of になる (to become)]

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