[おし]える

Ichidan verb, transitive verb

  1. to teach, to instruct.
  2. to tell, to inform.
  3. to preach.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
[おし]える 教える おしえる
[おし]える 訓える おしえる

Contained Kanji Breakdown

teach, faith, doctrine (2nd)
  • filial piety, child's respect(6th)
    • variant of radical 125, old man, old age
      • soil, earth, ground(1st)
      • 丿 katakana no radical (no. 4)
    • child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM(1st)
      • complete, finish (Jr. High)
      • one, one radical (no.1)(1st)
  • strike, hit, folding chair radical variant (no. 66)
    • 𠂉 person(人) variant
    • mow, cut grass, subdue