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N4 Kanji 114: 町

Meaning:

In Japanese, 町 means “town”.


How to read it:

Kunyomiまち
Onyomiちょう

How to write it:


Origin:

町 = 田 + 丁
田 is the field and 丁 is the border of the field.
In the town we use border of the field so that we won’t get confused.
So 町 stands for “town”.


Vocabulary:

WordReadingMeaning
まちtown
町中まちなかthe whole town
町内ちょうないinside the town
町並みまちなみtownscape
下町したまちdowntown
町作りまちづくりtown building
町長ちょうちょうtown mayor
町民ちょうみんtownspeople
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