Japanese Learning

N2 Kanji 2:久

Meaning

In Japanese,久 means “long time”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:ひさ
Onyomi:きゅう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
久(ひさ)しい→long
久(ひさ)しぶりです。→Long time no see.

Onyomi:
永久(えいきゅう)→forever

Origin:

You can see someone who is during an acupuncture session,it takes a long time,so 久 means “long time”. 

Development:

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

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