N2 Kanji Course

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N2 Kanji Course

Meaning

In Japanese,減 means “to decrease”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:へ
Onyomi:げん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
減(へ)らす→to decrease
 
Onyomi:
減少(げんしょう)する→to decrease

Origin:

You can see an ax here.
It means that the river decreased because people destroyed the environment.
 
Note: There is some difference between Chinese kanji and Japanese kanji, you should use Japanese kanji. (Which has 氵 on the left.)

Development:

As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.
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