Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading this florist’s sign. I saw it on a recent humid summer’s afternoon in Kyoto and the character along with the plants somehow made me feel a bit cooler! There’s a drawing of a butterfly there too, hiding behind the greenery.
When this kanji includes a hiragana suffix it’s a very common adjective, but on its own it can be a bit more challenging to read. Give it a try!
The numbers below refer to the kanji I’ve transcribed below the photo, and correspond to its order of appearance in both Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji and Kanji in Context.
To learn more about how this information can help you learn kanji, please read this.
Kanji In Context(KIC340)
Originally posted 2013-07-17 15:18:13.