N4 Kanji Course

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N4 Kanji Course

Meaning:

In Japanese,軽 means “light”.
(the adjective, means “not heavy”)


How to read it:

Kunyomiかる
Onyomiけい

How to write it:


Origin:

It will be hard to remember 軽 by its origin.
So I will find a way to help you remember it.
軽=車+圣。
車 means “car”, and 圣 means “holy”, holy’s car must be very light because it can fly.
So 軽 stands for “light”.

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

Development:


Vocabulary:

LevelWordReadingMeaning
Basic軽いかるいlight
Adv気軽きがるfeel free
Adv軽減けいげんreduction
Adv軽蔑けいべつcontempt
Adv手軽てがるeasy
Adv軽視けいしneglect
H_Adv軽快けいかいagility
H_Adv軽量けいりょうlightweight
H_Adv身軽みがるlight
S_Adv軽薄けいはくflip
S_Adv軽々しいかるがるしいthoughtless
S_Adv軽度けいどmild
S_Adv軽んじるかろんじるmake light of
S_Adv軽微けいびslight
Others軽食けいしょくlight meal
Others軽装けいそうlight clothing
Others軽症けいしょうmild
Others軽油けいゆlight oil
Others軽傷けいしょうslight injury
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