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:

LevelWordReadingMeaning
Interいわrock
H_Adv岩山いわやまrocky hill
H_Adv岩石がんせきrock
H_Adv溶岩ようがんlava
S_Adv岩壁がんぺきrock wall
S_Adv岩場いわばrocky place
S_Adv岩礁がんしょうreef
S_Adv岩盤がんばんbedrock
Others奇岩きがんexotic rock
Others巨岩きょがんhuge rock
Others砂岩さがんsandstone
Others岩塩がんえんrock salt
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