Japanese Learning

N2 Kanji 38:団

Meaning

In Japanese,団 means “to unite”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:Not often used
Onyomi:だん、とん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Onyomi:
団結(だんけつ)する→to unite
布団(ふとん)→bedding

Origin:

It’s hard to remember this kanji by its origin because it’s changed too much.
However, you can remember this kanji by 寸.
You can see a hand here.
If we want to unite, we need to work hand by hand.
So 団 means “to unite”. 

Development:

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

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