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N5 Kanji 33: 駅

Meaning:

In Japanese, 駅 means “station”.


How to read it:

KunyomiNot often used
Onyomiえき

How to write it:


Origin:

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:


Vocabulary:

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

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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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