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N4 Kanji Course

N4 Kanji 45: 起

Meaning of kanji 起:

In Japanese, 起 means “to get up”.


How to read kanji 起:

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How to write kanji 起:


Origin of kanji 起:

You can see that someone is running here.
You need to get up in order to run, right?
So kanji 起 stands for “to get up”.


Development of kanji 起:


Vocabulary containing kanji 起:

WordReadingMeaning
起きるおきるto get up
起こすおこすto wake up
起こるおこるto occur
引き起こすひきおこすto cause
起源きげんorigin
提起ていきraise
起動きどうopen
起き上がるおきあがるto get up
起訴きそprosecution
縁起えんぎauspicious
起因きいんcause
喚起かんきevocation
想起そうきrecollection
起点きてんstarting point
起用きようappointment
早起きはやおきget up early
起伏きふくups and downs
起業するきぎょうstart-up
起床きしょうgetting up
突起とっきprotrusion
起立きりつstanding up
再起動さいきどうreboot
起爆きばくdetonation

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