N3 Kanji Course

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Kanji Course
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N3 Kanji Course

Meaning

In Japanese,点 means “point”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:Not often used
Onyomi:てん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Onyomi:
弱点(じゃくてん)→weak point

Origin:

It’s hard to remember this kanji by its origin because it changed too much. However, you can remember this kanji by a similar kanji — 占.(Which means “to predict”, long time ago, people use tortoise shell to predict something. So 占 looks like a tortoise shell.) You can see four points below the kanji 占.
So 点 means “point”.
 
Note: Below is the origin and development of kanji 占.

Development:

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