Japanese Learning

N2 Kanji 226:震

Meaning

In Japanese,震 means “to shake”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:ふる
Onyomi:しん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
震(ふる)う→to shake

Onyomi:
地震(じしん)→earthquake

Origin:

You can see the lighting here.
The earth seems to shake when the lighting came.
So 震 means “to shake”.

Development:

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

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