N5 Kanji Course

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N5 Kanji Course

N5 Kanji 102: 読

Meaning of kanji 読:

In Japanese, 読 means “to read”.


How to read kanji 読:

Kunyomi
Onyomiどく

How to write kanji 読:


Origin of kanji 読:

読=言+売
言 means “to say”,売 means “to sell”.
When you read something, you need to say it aloud, just like you are selling some thing.
So 読 stands for “to read”.


Vocabulary containing kanji 読:

WordReadingMeaning
読むよむto read
読者どくしゃreader
読み取るよみとるto read
読書どくしょreading books
解読かいどくdecipher
朗読ろうどくrecitation
読み上げるよみあげるto read aloud
読み書きよみかきreading and writing
読み込むよみこむto read into
購読こうどくsubscribe
愛読あいどくlove reading
読み物よみものreading material
読解どっかいreading comprehension
読み直すよみなおすto reread
音読おんどくreading aloud
句読点くとうてんpunctuation marks
立ち読みたちよみbrowsing
通読つうどくread through
音読みおんよみonyomi
訓読みくんよみkunyomi
棒読みぼうよみread in a monotone
秒読みびょうよみcountdown

Example Sentences of kanji 読:

ほんひまがありません。
I don’t have time to read.

りょうほんんでいるおんなはケートです。
The girl reading a cookbook is Kate.

このほんわか読者どくしゃにもかいできる。
This book is within the capacity of young readers.

彼女かのじょなによりも読書どくしょきだ。
She likes reading better than anything else.

わたし解読かいどくプログラムをっていません。
I don’t have a decryption program.

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