Japanese Learning

N2 Kanji 154:粒

Meaning

In Japanese,粒 means “grain”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:つぶ
Onyomi:りゅう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
粒(つぶ)を数(かぞ)える→to count the grains

Onyomi:
粒度(りゅうど)→granularity

Origin:

You can see the rice and the man.
The man stands for “single” here.
It means the grain is single.
So 粒 means “grain”.

Development:

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

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