N4 Kanji Course

Admin bar avatar
Marshall
Kanji Course
Free
  • 175 lessons
  • 0 quizzes
  • 96 week duration

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:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
軽(かる)い→light
 
Onyomi:
軽減する→to reduce

Origin:

It will be hard to remember 軽 by its origin because it’s changed too much. However, 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 it stands for “light”.
Note: Below is the origin and development of kanji 車.

Development:

As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.
0

Leave a Reply