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Meaning:

In Japanese,担 means “to carry”.


How to read it:

Kunyomi:かつ、にな
Onyomi:たん


How to write it:


Origin:

It’s hard to remember this kanji by its origin because it changed too much. However, you can remember this kanji by kanji “旦”.

The 扌 on the left means “hand”. And the original meaning of 旦 is “sunrise”.
You need the sunshine to carry something so that you won’t fall down.
 
Note:
below is the origin and development of 旦.

Development:


Vocabulary:

LevelWordReadingMeaningType
Inter担当たんとうbe in chargeNoun & Verb
Inter負担ふたんburdenNoun & Verb
Inter担うになうto carryVerb
Inter分担ぶんたんdivision of laborNoun & Verb
Inter担保たんぽcollateralNoun & Verb
Adv担ぐかつぐto carryVerb
Adv担任たんにんhomeroom teacherNoun & Verb
Adv担い手にないてbearerNoun
H_Adv加担かたんcomplicitNoun & Verb
Others担架たんかstretcherNoun
Others担ぎ込むかつぎこむto carry intoVerb
Others担ぎ上げるかつぎあげるto carry sth upVerb
Others担ぎ出すかつぎだすto carry sth outVerb
Others担げるになげるto be able to carryVerb
Others担税力たんぜいりょくtax paying capacityNoun
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