N3 Kanji Course

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N3 Kanji Course

Meaning:

In Japanese,岩 means “rock”.


How to read it:

Kunyomi:いわ
Onyomi:がん


How to write it:


Origin:

It’s hard to remember this kanji by its origin.
However, I will think of a way to help you remember this kanji.
岩=山+石.
You can remember this kanji by 石.
石 means “stone”, 山 means “mountain”.
So 岩 means “rock”.

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

Development:


Vocabulary:

LevelWordReadingMeaningType
InterいわrockNoun
H_Adv岩山いわやまrocky hillNoun
H_Adv岩石がんせきrockNoun
H_Adv溶岩ようがんlavaNoun
S_Adv岩壁がんぺきrock wallNoun
S_Adv岩場いわばrocky placeNoun
S_Adv岩礁がんしょうreefNoun
S_Adv岩盤がんばんbedrockNoun
Others奇岩きがんexotic rockNoun
Others巨岩きょがんhuge rockNoun
Others砂岩さがんsandstoneNoun
Others岩塩がんえんrock saltNoun
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