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N4 Kanji Course

N4 Kanji 30: 住

Meaning of kanji 住:

In Japanese, 住 means “to live”.


How to read kanji 住:

Kunyomi
Onyomiじゅう

How to write kanji 住:


Origin of kanji 住:

住=人+主
人 means “human”,主 means “main”.
What is the main need for human? To live.
So 住 stands for “to live”.


Development of kanji 住:


Vocabulary containing kanji 住:

WordReadingMeaning
住むすむto live
住所じゅうしょaddress
住宅じゅうたくhousing
住民じゅうみんresident
住居じゅうきょhousing
居住きょじゅうresidence
住まいすまいhousing
移住いじゅうemigration
在住ざいじゅうresident
住人じゅうにんresident
住まうすまうto live
住職じゅうしょくpriest
先住せんじゅうaboriginal
住み着くすみつくto settle in
定住ていじゅうsettled
永住えいじゅうpermanent

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