車/pronunciation "kuruma",  "sha"/mean "car", "wheel"

How to study

How to Remember

I think it's you can remember this Kanji easily.

Because this Kanji is very easy to imagine.

 

Don't you think it looks very similar to the shape of a carriage when viewed from above.

This Kanji has 2 horizontal bar. That's wheel.

 

In Use

When you use only 車, The pronunciation is "kuruma".

 

When you use 車 with other Kanji, the pronunciation is (sha), (guruma).

消防車 (shoubousha) "fire engine" 救急車 (kyukyusha) "ambulance" 水車 (suisha) "water wheel" 肩車 (kataguruma) "piggyback" 口車 (kuchiguruma) "to smooth talk"

 

When you use 車 with hiragana, the pronunciation is (kuruma).

車に乗る。 (kuruma ni noru) "I ride in a car."

車でここに来ました。(kuruma de koko ni kimashita) "I came here by car."

 

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