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Meaning:

In Japanese,坂 means “hill/slope”.


How to read it:

Kunyomi:さか
Onyomi:はん


How to write it:


Origin:

坂=土+反.
土 means “soil”. 反 means “to oppose”.
So you can remember this kanji by “The project that needs to build a new building in the hill is opposed strongly by people.”

Note:
Below is the origin and development of kanji 反,
You can see that a man is falling from cliff.
So you can remember 反 by “A man who is opposed the emperor will be thrown from a cliff.”

Development:


Vocabulary:

LevelWordReadingMeaningType
BasicさかslopeNoun
Adv坂道さかみちhillNoun
S_Adv下り坂くだりざかdownhillNoun
S_Adv上り坂のぼりざかuphillNoun
Others急坂きゅうはんsteep slopeNoun
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