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Kanji Flashcards – 雨 (rain)

雨 is the kanji for rain. Learn kanji compounds with 雨 (あめ) and build your vocabulary. 

あめ・あま・ウ (ame・ama・u)
rain
おおあめ
(ōame)
heavy rain
こさめ
(kosame)
light rain
つゆ
(tsuyu)
rainy season
ばいうぜんせん
(baiuzensen)
seasonal rain front
あまぐ
(amagu)
rain gear
あまやどり
(amayadori)
taking shelter from rain
ぼうふうう
(bōfūu)
windstorm
ごうう
(gōu)
torrential rain
あまぐも
(amagumo)
rain clouds
らいう
(raiu)
thunderstorm

Listen to the pronunciations and learn the stroke order for 雨 in the video.

雨 is also a kanji radical called 雨冠 (あめかんむり), and かんむり is “crown,” so any kanmuri radical sits on top of other radicals (characters) to form more complex kanji.

In the video, you’ll also learn some kanji with amekanmuri. Notice how the kanji are related. みてみてね!


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