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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