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I'd like to know how the Kanji for the the first character in 漢字 is handwritten.

I've been writing it with the top part resembling the one in 花 (a horizontal line with two short vertical strokes), However, on closer inspection, it seems that what I thought to be the top stroke of the 口 part of 漢 merging with the two short vertical strokes, is actually another stroke! Is this the case?

Thank you very much.

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Hi all, thank you for your responses. I am however, still at a loss. The links provided by Mr. Joon and Flora seem to write the Kanji differently, with a difference in stroke count.

Could there be someone who knows for a fact which of the two is used in written Japanese? Thank you.

For learning: Japanese
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    Best Answer - Chosen by the Asker
    I think it's better to see the strokes order in dictionary before writing it with hand, because if you wrote in wrong strokes order it may stick in your head, and you may forget a stroke in complicated Kanji.

    You can search for any Kanji and see its strokes order here:

    The order of strokes is important. When you buy a book teaching kanji, it usually teach you in what order a kanji has to be written.
    I general, you have to write from top to bottom and from left to right.

    Check this out
    Couldn't find 漢 over there but you may learn how to write.

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