Japanese Learning

N2 Kanji 144:磨

Meaning

In Japanese,磨 means “to brush”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:みが
Onyomi:Not often used

How to write it:

How to use it:

Onyomi:
歯(は)を磨(みが)く→to brush one’s teeth

Origin:

You can see the hemp and the stone here.
It means that we put the stone on the hemp and brush it.
So 磨 means “to brush”.

Development:

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

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