N5 Kanji Course

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N5 Kanji Course

Meaning

In Japanese,八 means “eight”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:やっ、よう
Onyomi:はち

How to write it:

Origin:

The original meaning of 八 is to cut something(like a watermelon)to two parts,so it just looks like two slices of watermelon,so you can remember it by “I cut a eight dollars watermelon to two parts”.

Development:


Vocabulary:

LevelWordReadingMeaning
Basicはちeight
Basic八つやっつeight
Basic八十はちじゅうeighty
Basic八百はっぴゃくeight hundred
Basic八千はっせんeight thousand
Basic八月はちがつAugust
Basic八百屋やおやgreengrocer
Adv八方はっぽうin all directions
Others八州はっしゅうeight Edo-period provinces of Kanto
Others八つ当たりやつあたりtake it out on somebody for no reason
Others八角はっかくoctagon
Others村八分むらはちぶostracized
Others八百長やおちょうsetup
Others八重桜やえざくらdouble cherry blossoms
Others八重歯やえばvampire teeth
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