Random Kanji Knowledge: Kokoro

Random Kanji Knowledge time!

Today’s kanji is 心, which is read as kokoro (ko-ko-ro). 心 is the symbol for “heart.”

It refers to the thing beating in your chest. This thing: <3.

Kanji

The stroke order for 心 is shown below.

Kanji drawing map

♥♥♥ What’s got your 心 racing these days? Or is it just pulsing with passion for something else? ♥♥♥

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6 thoughts on “Random Kanji Knowledge: Kokoro

  1. deewhee July 29, 2013 / 9:49 am

    Thanks for the feedback, I’m glad you like my new blog! Enjoying reading over yours as well–might send this character to the girlfriend today to be cute. =P

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  2. vicariousli July 29, 2013 / 6:14 pm

    Please do my name next; I would like to learn the Japanese pronunciation and possibly different translation.

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    • vicariousli July 29, 2013 / 6:16 pm

      of Li as seen in the middle of my symbol. If you know the Kanji to Vicarious, that would be cool as well.

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      • Nhan-Fiction July 29, 2013 / 7:03 pm

        Well, your kanji symbols right there say “tree child.” The Japanese pronunciation of Li would be converted to リ, which in Katakana can be read as Ri or Li because Japanese R’s and L’s in Japanese are very similar.

        For Vicarious, some symbols are shown in the link below.

        http://jisho.org/words?jap=&eng=Vicarious&dict=edict

        If you want the Katakana reading, my guess would be something like: ヴァイケリエス (Vaikeriesu).

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