Japanese Word “津波”


Kanji Tsunami

Tsunami in Japanese Kanji

Do you know the word "Tsunami" is originally Japanese word even though the word "Tsunami" is widely used in the world these days. In Japan we have had disastrous earth quakes and tsunami several times in the past and our ancestor started to call these huge sea waves as "津波(つなみ - tsunami) from several hundred years ago.

Hiragana Tsunami

Tsunami in Hiragana

The second Japanese character image "つなみ" is for tsunami written in hiragana.

Katakana Tsunami

Tsunami in Katakana

The third Japanese character image "ツナミ" is for tsunami written in katakana.

Kanji Stroke Order for 津波

Stroke Order for 津波

Stroke Order for 津波

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