samurai kanji

(personleft) + (temple) Same-ON
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8 strokes
SOLO

Onyomi

JI

as in, "If JESUS fought a fully-armed samurai, but Jesus only had a rusty screwdriver, who would win? What if He had an 8-ball in a gym sock?"

Mnemonic

The samurai is the person guarding the temple.

Kunyomi

さむらい samurai, bitch!!!
 (BOOBOO: most of the time, Japanese don't say samurai, they'll say 武士 (ぶし) instead. The only time actual Japanese say "samurai" is when they're referring to something very concrete things like "samurai haircut" or "Samurai TV drama.") 1/2 KANA
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Synonyms

samurai
武士    侍