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Meaning:

In Japanese,裏 means “back”.


How to read it:

Kunyomi:うら
Onyomi: り


How to write it:


Origin:

There is a 里 and 衣 in 裏.
So you can remember this kanji by these two kanji.
衣 = coat, 里 = field and mud You can see the field, the mud and the coat here. So you can remember this kanji by the back of your coat got mud after you went to the field.
So 裏 means “back”.

Note:
Below is the origin and development of kanji 里.

Development:


Vocabulary:

LevelWordReadingMeaningType
BasicうらbackNoun
Inter裏切るうらぎるto betrayVerb
Adv裏側うらがわthe other sideNoun
Adv脳裏のうりone's mindNoun
Adv裏付けるうらづけるto supportVerb
Adv裏切りうらぎりbetrayalNoun
Adv裏切り者うらぎりものbetrayerNoun
Adv裏腹うらはらcontraryna-Adj
Adv裏面りめんback sideNoun
Adv裏付けうらづけsupportNoun & Verb
H_Adv裏手うらてat the backNoun
H_Adv裏返しうらがえしupside downNoun
H_Adv裏口うらぐちback doorNoun
H_Adv裏返すうらがえすto turn backVerb
H_Adv表裏ひょうりfront and backNoun & Verb
H_Adv裏打ちうらうちliningNoun & Verb
H_Adv裏表うらおもてboth sidesNoun
H_Adv裏庭うらにわbackyardNoun
H_Adv屋根裏やねうらatticNoun
S_Adv裏通りうらどおりalleyNoun
S_Adv裏目うらめbackfireNoun
S_Adv裏山うらやまhill at the backNoun
S_Adv囲炉裏いろりhearthNoun
Others裏技うらわざcheatNoun
Others足裏あしうらsoleNoun
Others裏門うらもんback gateNoun
Others裏道うらみちminor roadNoun
Others裏話うらばなしinside storyNoun
Others裏ごしうらごしpureeNoun & Verb
Others裏金うらがねbribeNoun
Others裏地うらじliningNoun
Others裏返るうらがえるto crackVerb
Others真裏まうらexact other sideNoun
Others膝裏ひざうらback of the kneeNoun
Others裏蓋うらぶたback coverNoun
Others裏声うらごえfalsettoNoun
Others裏紙うらがみscratch paperNoun
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