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Meaning

In Japanese,暑 means “hot”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:あつ
Onyomi:しょ

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
暑(あつ)い→hot
 
Onyomi:
避暑(ひしょ)→avoid the heat

Origin:

暑=日+者。 日 means “sun”,and the original meaning of 者 is “to boil”,The weather is hot so that you can boil something under the sun, so 暑 stands for “hot”.

Development:

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  1. 避暑(ひしょ)
    The 暑 in onyomi is しゅ but in onyomi (kanji example for onyomi) is しょ. Is this an exception?

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