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N4 Kanji 55: 親

Meaning of kanji 親:

In Japanese, 親 means “parent”.


How to read kanji 親:

Kunyomiおや、した
Onyomiしん

How to write kanji 親:


Origin of kanji 親:

親=亲+見
亲=立+木
立 means “to stand”,木 means “tree”,見 means “to see”.
When you lost your way, your parents will worry about you, and they will stand at the tree so that they can see you.
So kanji 親 stands for “parent”.


Development of kanji 親:


Vocabulary containing kanji 親:

WordReadingMeaning
両親りょうしんparents
親切しんせつkind
おやparent
母親ははおやmother
父親ちちおやfather
親しいしたしいclose
親父おやじfather
親子おやこparent and child
親戚しんせきrelatives
親族しんぞくrelatives
親友しんゆうclose friend
親しむしたしむto get close to
親指おやゆびthumb
親密しんみつclose
親方おやかたmaster
親しみしたしみfriendliness
親分おやぶんboss
親類しんるいrelatives
肉親にくしんimmediate family
近親きんしんclose relatives
親近しんきんaffinity
親身しんみkind
親交しんこうfriendship
親権しんけんcustody
親和しんわaffinity
親愛しんあいdear
親睦しんぼくfriendship

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