N3 Kanji Course

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Kanji Course
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N3 Kanji Course

Meaning

In Japanese,要 means “need”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:い
Onyomi:よう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
要(い)る→need
 
Onyomi:
重要(じゅうよう)→important

Origin:

The original meaning of 要 is “waist”. (Now we use こし to represents “waist”).
So you can remember this kanji by “You need to use your waist to dance”.

Development:

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