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Kanji: 下 shita Down

 

The shorter bar is BELOW the longer bar.
JLPT N5: 42 / 100 | 3 Strokes

On: カ; ゲ
Kun: した
Meaning: below; under; down

This one also has several more readings, but shita is the most useful for now.

Stroke Order:

 

Examples:
靴下 kutsu shita – socks [lit. shoes under] 地下 chi ka – underground, basement
年下 toshi shita – junior, younger, young

Example Sentence:
車の下に猫がいます。
kuruma no shita ni neko ga imasu.
There is a cat under the car.

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