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音読み (おんよみ): ヤク
訓読み (くんよみ): くすり
部首 (ぶしゅ): 艹 (くさかんむり)

Meaning: medicine

Notes: Got sick of seeing this and not being able to read 薬 when it’s found in kanji compounds!



colorful pharmacy #740

“colorful pharmacy #740” by Flickr member Nemo’s great uncle.  Click image for larger version.  (Original image here).

Notice that if you look at the above image closely enough (click it), you’ll see 処方 (しょほう), which contains , one of the Kanji of the Day from last week!


liquid medicine, potion


medicine, chemicals



Kanji originally posted 2009. 06. 13 23:23

Part or all of English definition is from  KANJIDIC — property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, used in conformance with the Group’s licenceDonate to the WWWJDIC project. Stroke order diagrams licensed from Kanji Cafe.


Written by bunkalearner

2010/01/11 at 8:23 am

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