Kanji Hacks 漢字の覚え方

How to memorize kanji so they stick

小(ちい·さい、こ、ショウ)

Meaning: small

Components: 亅(a barb)

My hack: Imagine the short lines on the sides are the edges of your fingers as you pull out a small barb or splinter.

OR

It’s a little kid with short arms.

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March 2, 2009 - Posted by | 3 strokes, Grade 1, JLPT 4, Radicals | , , , ,

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