Learning Japanese Kanji With Pictures – See

Learning Japanese Kanji With Pictures – See
Meaning
to see, idea, opinion, to look at, visible
Kunyoumi
み(る) - miru, み(える) - mieru, み(せる) - miseru
Onyoumi
ケン - ken

The kanji see 見 is a combination of the character 目 eye and 儿 a pair of human legs, so to remember the kanji 見, just remember that it looks like a Disney movie character whom I shouldn’t mention here.

Learning Japanese Kanji With Pictures – Long

Learning Japanese Kanji With Pictures – Long
Meaning
long, senior, superior, leader
Kunyoumi
なが(い) - nagai, おさ - osa
Onyoumi
チョウ - chou

The original depiction of the kanji 長 is long hair, therefore representing the word long. However the current script doesn’t depict long hair anymore. So to remember this kanji, imagine 長 as a long haired woman wearing a long sleeved kimono flowing down to the back.

Learning Japanese Kanji With Pictures – Rain

Learning Japanese Kanji With Pictures – Rain
Meaning
Rain
Kunyoumi
あめ - ame, あま - ama, -さめ - same
Onyoumi
ウ - u

The mnemonic to remember kanji 雨 is to remember it as a window with rain water falling down. 雨 is actually a pictogram of a cloud with drops of rain falling, but it’s easier to remember it as a window with rain drops!

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Learning Japanese Kanji With Pictures – Country

Learning Japanese Kanji With Pictures – Country
Meaning
Country, state, land
Kunyoumi
くに - kuni
Onyoumi
コク - koku

The Kanji country 国 is a combination of the kanji  玉 (king) and 囗. To remember it, remember that in ancient time, the King of the country always lived in a walled city. So the king 玉 resides inside the walled city  囗, which is a country 国.