Japanese Learning

N2 Kanji 114:泊

Meaning

In Japanese,泊 means “to stay”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:と
Onyomi:はく

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
泊(と)まる→to stay

Onyomi:
宿泊(しゅくはく)→lodging

Origin:

泊=氵+白.氵means “river”, 白 means “white”.
If you see a river that is very clean, you want to stay here.
So 泊 means “to stay”.

Note: Below is the origin and development of kanji 白.

Development:

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

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