Kanji: 月 tsuki month

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This is a sun ( 日 ) with legs — the moon runs faster around the earth, therefore it needs legs.
JLPT N5: 22 / 100 | 4 Strokes

On: ガツ; ゲツ
Kun: つき

Meaning: moon; month

Learn these early kanji well. Many of them are found in more complex kanji as radicals.

Stroke Order:

一月 ichi gatsu – January [lit. 1st month]
今月 kon getsu – this month
月 tsuki – the moon
月曜日 getsu you bi – Monday

Example Sentence:
kyou wa getsuyoubi desu.
Today is Monday.

[All the days of the week end with ~youbi.]


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