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Meaning

In Japanese,超 means “to exceed”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:こ
Onyomi:ちょう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
超(こ)える→to exceed
 
Onyomi:
超人(ちょうじん)→superman
超〜→very…(used in oral Japanese)
超(ちょう)重(おも)い→very heavy
超(ちょう)面(おも)白(しろ)い→very funny

Origin:

You can see a foot and mouth here.
It means that if you want to exceed someone, you need to exceed him/her both in the body part and the speaking skill.
So 超 means “to exceed”.

Development:

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