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N5 Kanji Course

N5 Kanji 45: 明

Meaning of kanji 明:

In Japanese, 明 means “bright”.


How to read kanji 明:

Kunyomiあか、あき、あ
Onyomiめい、みょう

How to write kanji 明:


Origin of kanji 明:

You can see the sun and the moon here.
So 明 stands for “bright”.


Development of kanji 明:


Vocabulary containing kanji 明:

LevelWordReadingMeaning
Basic明日あした、あすtomorrow
Basic明るいあかるいbright
Basic説明せつめいexplanation
Inter明らかあきらかclear
Inter証明しょうめいproof
Inter明確めいかくclear
Inter不明ふめいunknown
Inter文明ぶんめいcivilization
Inter透明とうめいtransparent
Inter明かりあかりlight
Inter発明はつめいinvention
Inter表明ひょうめいstatement
Inter解明かいめいelucidation
Inter判明はんめいfound out
Adv照明しょうめいillumination
Adv明白めいはくobvious
Adv明記めいきspecify
Adv鮮明せんめいclear
Adv明かすあかすto reveal
Adv明示めいじexplicit
Adv明瞭めいりょうclarity
Adv賢明けんめいwise
Adv夜明けよあけbreaking dawn
Adv明細めいさいstatement
H_Adv弁明べんめいjustification
H_Adv明後日あさってday after tomorrow

Note:

明日(あした)and 明後日(あさって)are special readings. Just remember them directly!

Links of vocabulary lessons:

N5 Words Containing Kanji 明:
明日明後日

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