Kanji Symbol for ZERO in Japanese & Free Download!
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Kanji Symbol for ZERO in Japanese & Free Download!

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What is a kanji letter for ZERO?

zero written in japanese kanji symbol

Zero says ZERO or REI in Japanese.

Do you write numbers in kanji?

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Junko

No. We usually write numbers in numbers! We write them in kanji letters only on some special ceremonial occasions.

How to read

ZERO, REI

Meanings

zero, gentle rain, spill

Impressions

It gives cool, smart, calm and quiet impressions.

Background

This kanji symbol consists of two parts.

The top part stands for “rain” and the bottom one pictures a person who is bowing and praying for a god.

The whole character describes that the pray reaches the god and gentle rain started to fall.

Why does the merciful rain mean zero?

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Junko

Because the meaning was given later!

The number zero has another way of reading REI. It’s said that this kanji has the sound REI and therefore adopted as a letter for zero.

Free download

You can download the kanji data with transparent PNG format. Each letter is made in 1000px X 1000px. Available for any purposes and no link or credit is needed. Feel free to take it!

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