Learn JLPT N4 Kanji

Meaning of 動

move, motion, change

Onyomi

ドウ
dou

Kunyomi

うご(く)
ugo(ku)

Learn Japanese kanji: (ドウ / うご(く)) – Meaning: move, motion, change, confusion, shift.

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How to write 動 - stroke order:

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Stroke Count: 11

- Example Sentences

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

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Example #1

どうぶつがすきですか?
doubutsu ga suki desu ka?
Do you like animals?
Example #2

ここはあついからあそこにいどうしましょう。
koko wa atsui kara asoko ni idou shimashou.
It's hot here, so let's move over there.
Example #3

いまつかれたからうごきたくない。
ima tsukareta kara ugokitakunai.
I'm tired now and don't want to move.
Example #4

うんどうをするのがだいすきです。
undou wo suru no ga daisuki desu.
I love exercising.

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