Japanese Learning

N2 Kanji 104:殿

Meaning

In Japanese,殿 means “palace”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:どの
Onyomi:でん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
殿(どの)→lord

Onyomi:
殿堂(でんどう)→palace

Origin:

You can see a man sitting here.
He is an entrance guard.
You need a entrance guard when you live in a palace.
So 殿 means “palace”. 

Development:

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

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