N4 Kanji Course

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N4 Kanji Course

Meaning:

In Japanese,近 means “close”.
(the adjective, means “not far”).


How to read it:

Kunyomiちか
Onyomiきん

How to write it:


Origin:

You can see a foot and an ax, when you are cutting trees, you need to be close to the tree, right?
So 近 stands for “close”.


Development:


Vocabulary:

LevelWordReadingMeaning
Basic近くちかくnearby
Basic近いちかいnear
Basic最近さいきんrecently
Basic近所きんじょneighborhood
Inter近代きんだいmodern
Inter近付くちかづくto approach
Inter付近ふきんnearby
Inter近年きんねんrecent years
Inter身近みぢかclose
Inter接近せっきんapproaching
Inter近付けるちかづけるto bring near
Inter近頃ちかごろrecently
Adv近隣きんりんneighborhood
Adv間近まぢかnearby
Adv近寄るちかよるto get closer
Adv近郊きんこうsuburbs
Adv近辺きんぺんnearby
Adv側近そっきんaide
Adv近親きんしんclose relative
H_Adv近道ちかみちshortcut
H_Adv近々ちかぢかsoon
H_Adv近似きんじapproximation
H_Adv近視きんしmyopia
S_Adv近況きんきょうrecent situation
S_Adv至近しきんvery close
Others直近ちょっきんmost recent
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