Japanese Learning

N2 Kanji 107:汗

Meaning

In Japanese,汗 means “sweat”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:あせ
Onyomi:かん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
汗(あせ)をかく→to be sweaty

Onyomi:
汗腺(かんせん)→sweat gland

Origin:

汗=氵+干
氵 means “river”, 干 means “dry”.
So it means that “people sweat because it’s so hot that even the river is dry.”

Development:

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

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