Japanese Learning

N2 Kanji 101:棒

Meaning

In Japanese,棒 means “bar”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:None
Onyomi:ぼう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Onyomi:
棒(ぼう)読(よ)みする→to read in a monotonous voice
相棒(あいぼう)→buddy

Origin:

You can see a tree here.
It means that the bar is made of the tree.
So 棒 means “bar”. 

Development:

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

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