N5 Kanji Course

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N5 Kanji Course

Meaning

In Japanese, 空 means “empty or sky”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:そら、あ、から
Onyomi:くう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
夜空(よぞら)→night sky
空(あ)く→to be empty
空(から)っぽ→empty
 
Onyomi:
空気(くうき)→air

Origin:

空=穴+工 穴 means cave. 工 means the man who is digging the cave. There is nothing in the cave. So it stands for “empty”. And there in almost empty in the sky, so it stands for “sky” too.

Development:

As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.
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