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N4 Kanji 39: 止

Meaning of kanji 止:

In Japanese, 止 means “to stop”.


How to read kanji 止:

Kunyomiと、や
Onyomi

How to write kanji 止:


Origin of kanji 止:

The original meaning of kanji 止 is “foot”.
You need to stop your feet to stop walking, right?
So 止 stands for “stop” now.


Development of kanji 止:


Vocabulary containing kanji 止:

WordReadingMeaning
止まるとまる(it) stops
止めるとめるto stop
止むやむ(it) stops
中止ちゅうしcancellation
禁止きんしban
停止ていしstop
防止ぼうしprevention
受け止めるうけとめるto take
廃止はいしabolition
立ち止まるたちどまるto stop
阻止そしprevention
突き止めるつきとめるto locate
止すよすto stop
静止せいしstationary
取り止めるとりとめるto cancel
食い止めるくいとめるto hold back
引き止めるひきとめるto hold back
休止きゅうしpause
歯止めはどめpawl
抑止よくしdeterrence
終止しゅうしstop
制止せいしrestraint
思い止まるおもいとどまるto stop thinking
呼び止めるよびとめるto stop
行き止まりゆきどまりdead end

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