N3 Kanji Course

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N3 Kanji Course

Meaning

In Japanese,利 means “sharp, good, profit”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:き
Onyomi:り

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
気(き)が利(き)く→thoughtful
 
Onyomi:
利点(りてん)→advantage
利益(りえき)→profit

Origin:

You can see the wheat got cut by a sharp knife.
So 利 means “sharp”, and it’s a good thing to harvest, so 利 also means “good, profit”.

Development:

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