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N5 Kanji 104: 聞

Meaning of kanji 聞:

In Japanese, 聞 means “to listen; to ask”.


How to read kanji 聞:

Kunyomi
Onyomiぶん、もん

How to write kanji 聞:


Origin of kanji 聞:

You can see a man listening to something, so 聞 stands for “to listen”.
And when you listen to the answer, it means that you asked something, so 聞 also stands for “to ask”.


Development of kanji 聞:


Note:

You can see the particle before く to judge the meaning.

For example:

かれいた:I asked him.

かれからいた:I heard from him.

Vocabulary containing kanji 聞:

LevelWordReadingMeaning
Basic聞くきくto listen; to ask
Basic新聞しんぶんnewspaper
Basic聞こえるきこえるto be able to hear
Adv言い聞かせるいいきかせるto tell
Adv聞き取るききとるto understand
Adv聞き出すききだすto ask
Adv聞き返すききかえすto ask back
Adv聞き手ききてlistener
H_Adv聞き入れるききいれるto listen to
H_Adv見聞けんぶんobservation
H_Adv聞き流すききながすto ignore
H_Adv未聞みもんunheard of
S_Adv伝聞でんぶんhearsay

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One thought on “N5 Kanji 104: 聞

  1. 新聞はどこにでしょう?Where could be the newspaper?

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