N5 Kanji Course

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N5 Kanji Course

Meaning

In Japanese, 北 means “north”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:きた
Onyomi:ほく、ぺ

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
北口(きたぐち)→north exit
 
Onyomi:
北極(ほっきょく)→The north pole
北京(ぺきん)→Beijing

Origin:

The origin meaning of 北 is “back”.And then it is used to stand for direction. You can see two people standing back to back. You can remember it by “There are two people standing back to back in the north”.

Development:

As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.
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  1. 飛鳥は日本の北に行った。Asuka went to the North of Japan.
    ジャシカは道の北に行った。Jessica went to the north of the road.
    部屋の南は汚くないけど部屋の北はきたないです。It is not dirty in the south of the room, but it is in the north of it.

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