N2 Kanji Course

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N2 Kanji Course

Meaning:

In Japanese,旧 means “old”.


How to read it:

Kunyomi:Not often used
Onyomi:きゅう


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 日.

You can see the sun here.
It means that people will get old if they are under the sun for a long time.
So 旧 means “old”.

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

Development:


Vocabulary:

LevelWordReadingMeaningType
Inter旧~きゅうold~Noun
Adv旧来きゅうらいtraditionalNoun
H_Adv復旧ふっきゅうrecoveryNoun & Verb
H_Adv旧式きゅうしきold-fashionedNoun & na-Adj
H_Adv旧暦きゅうれきold calendarNoun
H_Adv新旧しんきゅうold and newNoun
S_Adv旧姓きゅうせいmaiden nameNoun
S_Adv旧家きゅうかold houseNoun
S_Adv旧知きゅうちold friendNoun
Others旧友きゅうゆうold friendNoun
Others守旧しゅきゅうconservatismNoun
Others旧跡きゅうせきhistoric spotNoun
Others旧型きゅうがたold modelNoun
Others旧館きゅうかんold buildingNoun
Others旧弊きゅうへいold evilNoun & na-Adj
Others旧法きゅうほうold lawNoun
Others旧称きゅうしょうformer nameNoun
Others旧都きゅうとold capitalNoun
Others旧版きゅうはんold versionNoun
Others旧道きゅうどうold roadNoun
Others旧作きゅうさくold workNoun
Others旧居きゅうきょformer residenceNoun
Others旧主きゅうしゅformer lordNoun
Others旧邸きゅうていold houseNoun
Others旧教きゅうきょうold religionNoun
Others旧株きゅうかぶold stockNoun
Others旧債きゅうさいold debtNoun
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