Word of the Week 18

Word of the Week: Week 18


For this week, the word of the week is:


(te)

Hand

(te) is the Kun-Yomi of the Kanji meaning Hand. It can also be read as (ta) for Kun-Yomi. While the On-Yomi is しゅ (shu).

is a JLPT N4 Kanji and it is Top 60 among 2500 Kanji that are most used Kanji in newspapers.

 For the writing of , you may check it in the link below:

Kanji:


Examples:

しゅ
(
A ku shu)
(握手)
Handshake


(
Te ga mi)
(手紙)
Letter

って
(
Ki tte)
(切手)
Postage stamp

 

しゅ
(Shu da n

(
手段)
Means


(O te a ra i)

(お手洗い)
Restroom


(Ka ra te)

(
空手)
Karate (Martial art)


てがふたつあります。
(手が二つあります。)
(Te ga futatsu arimasu.)

I have two hands.

かのじょはゆっくりとてをたたいた。
(彼女はゆっくりと手を叩いた。)
(Kanojo ha yukkuri to te wo tataita.)

She clapped her hands slowly.

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