Japanese Learning

N2 Kanji 140:畳

Meaning

In Japanese,畳 means “to fold”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:たた、たたみ
Onyomi:Not often used

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
服(ふく)を畳(たた)む→to fold clothes
畳(たたみ)→tatami

Origin:

畳=田+宜, 田 means “field”, 宜 means “good”.
So you can remember this kanji by “It’s good to combine(fold) the fields.”

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

Development:

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

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