然 – Sort Of Thing, So, If So, In That Case, Well, Sort Of Thing

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然 Basics

This is a jōyō kanji (常用漢字) and is taught in the 4th grade, is in N3 of the JLPT, and is the 401st out of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers.

然 consists of twelve (12) strokes. It is made up of the radical(s) . It also consists of the kanji part(s) , , .

然 Meanings

然 Pronunciations

Onyomi (音読み) Reading(s):

Kunyomi (訓読み) Reading(s):

然 Alternatives

Example Usage Of 然

あしゃ は 自分じぶん足元あしもと調しらべた。しかし なにも 見付みつからなかった。

Asha investigated around his feet. However, nothing was found. Dragon Quest Part 3 (ドラゴンクエスト)

して この部屋へやる 兵士へいしけば たび知識ちしきを おしえてれよう

Finally, the soldiers in this room, if asked, can impart knowledge for your journey. Dragon Quest Part 2 (ドラゴンクエスト)

しかし 何処いずこともあらわれた 悪魔あくま化身けしん りゅうおうが そのたまやみざしたのじゃ

But, the Dragon King, evil incarnate, somehow appeared (appeared out of nowhere) and shrouded that ball in darkness. Dragon Quest Part 2 (ドラゴンクエスト)

Vocab Using 然

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