N5 Kanji Course

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Kanji Course
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N5 Kanji Course

Meaning

In Japanese, 年 means “year”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:とし
Onyomi:ねん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
毎年(まいとし)→every year
 
Onyomi:
新年(しんねん)→new year

Origin:

You can see a man who is carrying the ripe wheat. You can harvest every year right? So it stands for “year”.

Development:

As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.
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  1. Hey, I noticed that in the Vocabulary course for Describing Time, “every year” is read as まいねん using the Onyomi however here it’s read as まいとし using the Kunyomi. Are both these forms of reading correct?

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      Both are right, just use the one you like.

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