Japanese Learning

N2 Kanji 22:則

Meaning

In Japanese,則 means “rule”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:Not often used
Onyomi:そく

How to write it:

How to use it:

Onyomi:
規則(きそく)→rule
原則(げんそく)として→as a general rule

Origin:

You can see a tripod here.
Long time ago, people used knife to carve the rule on the tripod.
So 則 means “rule”.

Development:

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

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