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N5 Kanji 8: 八

Meaning of kanji 八:

In Japanese, 八 means “eight”.


How to read kanji 八:

Kunyomiやっ、よう
Onyomiはち

How to write kanji 八:


Origin of kanji 八:

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 of kanji 八:


Vocabulary containing kanji 八:

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

Example Sentences of kanji 八:

いまよるの八です。
It’s eight o’clock at night now.

そこにやっつのいしがあった。
There were eight pebbles there.

わたしはっぴゃくドルあります。
I have 800 dollars.

八月はちがつわたし彼女かのじょ一緒いっしょほんきます。
I’m going to Japan with my girlfriend in August.

ここは八千はっせんにんいます。
There are 8,000 people here.

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