Japanese Learning

N2 Kanji 116:涙

Meaning

In Japanese,涙 means “tear”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:なみだ
Onyomi:Not often used

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
涙(なみだ)を流(なが)す→to cry

Origin:

You can see a river and a dog.
If you are outside for a long time, and came back home ,found that your dog is waiting for you near the river, you will cry.
So 涙 means “tear”. 

Development:

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

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