Japanese Learning

N2 Kanji 19:刊

Meaning

In Japanese,刊 means “to publish”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:Not often used
Onyomi:かん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Onyomi:
週刊(しゅうかん)→weekly publication

Origin:

You can see a tree here.
The book you published is made of paper.
And paper is made from the tree.
So 刊 means “to publish”.

Development:

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

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