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N4 Kanji 38: 服

Meaning of kanji 服:

In Japanese, 服 means “to obey; clothes”.


How to read kanji 服:

KunyomiNot often used
Onyomiふく

How to write kanji 服:


Origin of kanji 服:

You can see a big hand that try to grab this man, this man has to obey him.
So kanji 服 stands for “to obey”.
kanji 服 also stands for “clothes”, because your clothes should “obey” (fit) your body so that you can put it on.


Development of kanji 服:


Vocabulary containing kanji 服:

WordReadingMeaning
ふくclothes
洋服ようふくclothes
服装ふくそうclothes
克服こくふくovercoming
制服せいふくuniform
衣服いふくclothes
征服せいふくconquest
服従ふくじゅうobedience
服用ふくようtaking (medicine)
和服わふくkimono
不服ふふくdissatisfaction
軍服ぐんぷくmilitary uniform
一服いっぷくa dose
私服しふくplain clothes
喪服もふくmourning dress
敬服けいふくadmiration
感服かんぷくsentiment

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