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N4 Kanji 49: 着

Meaning of kanji 着:

In Japanese, 着 means “to put on; to arrive”.


How to read kanji 着:

Kunyomiき、つ
Onyomiちゃく

How to write kanji 着:


Origin of kanji 着:

It’s hard to remember kanji 着 by its origin.
Below is a way to help you remember it.
着=羊+目
羊 means “sheep”,目 means “eye”.
So you can remember kanji 着 as “I put on something around the eyes of sheep”.
Below is the origin and development of the kanji 羊.


Development of kanji 着:


Vocabulary containing kanji 着:

WordReadingMeaning
着るきるto wear
着くつくto arrive
上着うわぎjacket
着物きものkimono
下着したぎunderwear
落ち着くおちつくto calm down
到着とうちゃくarrival
定着ていちゃくfixation
辿り着くたどりつくto arrive
着せるきせるto dress
決着けっちゃくsettlement
着替えるきがえるto change clothes
執着しゅうちゃくattachment
着用ちゃくようwear
着手ちゃくしゅundertake
密着みっちゃくclose contact
行き着くいきつくto end up
付着ふちゃくadhesion
着目ちゃくもくfocus
愛着あいちゃくattachment
着実ちゃくじつsteady
接着せっちゃくadhesion
着替えきがえchange of clothes
装着そうちゃくwearing
住み着くすみつくto settle in
水着みずぎswimwear
着陸ちゃくりくlanding
着々ちゃくちゃくsteadily
着任ちゃくにんarrival
着想ちゃくそうidea
癒着ゆちゃくcollusion
頓着とんちゃくinconvenience
土着どちゃくindigenous
着地ちゃくちlanding
着工ちゃっこうstart of construction
着色ちゃくしょくcoloration
沈着ちんちゃくdeposition
着信ちゃくしんincoming
粘着ねんちゃくadhesive
着席ちゃくせきsit down
肌着はだぎunderwear
吸着きゅうちゃくadsorption

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