N4 Kanji Course

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N4 Kanji Course

Meaning

In Japanese, 市 means “market”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:いち
Onyomi:し

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
市場(いちば)→marketplace
 
Onyomi:
市場(しじょう)→market

Origin:

You can see a foot and a marketplace. You use your feet to hang out at the marketplace. So 市 stands for “market”.

Development:

As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.
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  1. When is the word market pronounced いちば and when しじょう?
    Are the two pronunciatons interchangable?

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      しじょう:abstract market(like IT market)
      いちば:specific market(like a store)

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