Japanese Learning

N2 Kanji 205:跡

Meaning

In Japanese,跡 means “trace”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:あと
Onyomi:せき

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
足跡(あしあと)→footprint

Onyomi:
奇跡(きせき)→miracle

Origin:

You can see a foot here.
You left the trace by your feet.
So 跡 means “trace”.

Note: There is some difference between Chinese kanji and Japanese kanji, you should use Japanese kanji,which has a 足 on the left.

Development:

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

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