Random Kanji Knowledge: Ame

Random Kanji Knowledge time!

Today’s kanji is 雨, which is ready as ame (ah-may). And this is not to be confused with 飴 (ame), which means candy and has a similar, but slightly different pronunciation.

雨 means “rain,” as in what the clouds drop from the sky.

If you use your imagination, you can see the raindrops in the symbol.

The stroke order for 雨 is shown below.

Kanji drawing map

What does 雨 represent for you?

Sometimes, 雨 is used to reflect sadness.

Then there are those who embrace and love the 雨 .

雨 is certainly more than just water.


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