Illustration and voice by Shou Yukiya
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How to remember?
The number 5 is hidden in the Kanji, as illustrated.
Or, you can remember that 三 + II = 五.
The radical of this Kanji is 二.
This Kanji has a complicated form:
伍 is used to refer to the same meaning to avoid confusion and falsification.
Do not confuse this Kanji with:
王-which means "king"
玉-which means "jade" or "bead"