Learn JLPT N4 Kanji

Meaning of 使

use, order, messenger, ambassador

Onyomi


shi

Kunyomi

つか(う)
tsuka(u)

Learn Japanese kanji: 【シ / つか(う)】

Meaning: use, send on a mission, order, messenger, envoy, ambassador, cause.

219 of 2,500 most used kanji in newspapers.

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How to write 使 - stroke order:

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Stroke Count: 8

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese kana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

これをつかっていいですか。
kore wo tsukatte ii desu ka.
Can I use this?
Example #2

いつでもわたしのじしょをつかっていい。
itsudemo watashi no jisho wo tsukatte ii.
You can use my dictionary any time.
Example #3

ありしゅう、とうきょうにあるアメリカたいしかんにいきます。
raishuu, toukyou ni aru amerika taishikan ni ikimasu.
Next week I'm going to the American embassy in Tokyo.
Example #4

あなたはてんしのようにみえる。
anata wa tenshi no you ni mieru.
You look like an angel.

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