Learn JLPT N4 Kanji

Meaning of 自

oneself

Onyomi

ジ、 シ
ji, shi

Kunyomi

みずか(ら)
mizuka(ra)

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 ジ、 シ / みずか(ら) 】

Meaning: oneself.

19 of 2,500 most used kanji in newspapers.

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How to write 自 - stroke order:

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Stroke Count: 6

- Example Sentences

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

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Example #1

かれはじぶんできた。
kare wa jibun de kita.
He came by himself.
Example #2

わたしはじゆうになりたい。
watashi wa jiyuu ni naritai.
I want to become free.
Example #3

えきからじたくまでタクシーにのる。
eki kara jitaku made takushii ni noru.
I'll take a taxi home from the station.
Example #4

じんせいはじぶんでつくるもの。
jinsei wa jibun de tsukuru mono.
Life is what you make of it.
Example #5

むすめはげんごやげいじゅつよりもしぜんかがくがすきです。
musume wa gengo ya geijutsu yori mo shizen kagaku ga suki desu.
My daughter prefers science to languages or art.
Example #6

ぼくはじぶんのちからをしんじている。
boku wa jibun no chikara wo shinjiteiru.
I believe in my own strength.

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