Japanese Learning

N2 Kanji 14:像

Meaning

In Japanese,像 means “figure”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:Not often used
Onyomi:ぞう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Onyomi:
映像(えいぞう)→image
想像(そうぞう)する→to imagine

Origin:

You can see a man and an elephant, so you can remember this kanji by “A man painted the figure of this elephant.”
So 像 means “figure”. 

Development:

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

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