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N5 Kanji 33: 駅

Meaning of kanji 駅:

In Japanese, 駅 means “station”.


How to read kanji 駅:

KunyomiNot often used
Onyomiえき

How to write kanji 駅:


Origin of kanji 駅:

駅=馬+尺.
馬 is horse, and 尺 is the man waiting for the horse.
In ancient Japanese there was no car, and people need to ride horse.
So 駅 stands for “station”.


Development of kanji 駅:


Vocabulary containing kanji 駅:

WordReadingMeaning
えきstation
駅前えきまえin front of a station
駅員えきいんstation staff
駅弁えきべんstation lunch
駅名えきめいstation name

Example Sentences of kanji 駅:

彼女かのじょ先生せんせいおくりにえききました。
She went to the station to see her teacher off.

えきまえ噴水ふんすいがあります。
There is a fountain in front of the station.

彼女かのじょしちえきいた。
She got to the station at seven.

わたしえきからひゃくメートルないんでいます。
I live within 200 meters of the station.

列車れっしゃ大阪おおさかえきいた。
The train arrived at Osaka station.

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2 thoughts on “N5 Kanji 33: 駅

  1. there appears to be a typo.

    “馬 is horse, and 尺 is the man waiting for the house.”

    shouldn’t “house” be “horse” as well?

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      fixed! Thank you for the information!

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