Japanese Learning

N2 Kanji 33:召

Meaning

In Japanese,召 means “to summon”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:め
Onyomi:しょう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
お気(き)に召(め)すとよいのですが→I hope you like it.(It’s very formal way to say it)

Onyomi:
召喚(しょうかん)する→to summon

Origin:

You can see a mouth here.
You use mouth to summon others.
So 召 means “to summon”. 

Development:

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

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