N5 Kanji Course

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Kanji Course
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N5 Kanji Course

Meaning

In Japanese, 読 means “to read”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:よ
Onyomi:どく

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
本(ほん)を読(よ)む→to read books
 
Onyomi:
読書(どくしょ)する→to read books

Origin:

読=言+売 言 means “to say”,売 means “to sell”. So when you read something, you need to say it aloud, just like you are selling some thing, so it stands for “to read”.
As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.
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