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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.
It looks like two slices of watermelon, so you can remember it by
“I cut a eight dollars watermelon to two parts”.


Development:


Vocabulary:

WordReadingMeaning
はちeight (number)
八つやっつeight (counter)
八十はちじゅうeighty
八百はっぴゃくeight hundred
八千はっせんeight thousand
八月はちがつAugust
八方はっぽうin all directions
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  1. When to use Onyomi and when to use kunyomi ? ( and are there any exceptions? If yes, then please tell some)

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      just remember the words directly, it’s no use to remember the rules.

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