Japanese Learning

N2 Kanji 4:乳

Meaning

In Japanese, 乳 means “breast/milk”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:ちち、ち
Onyomi:にゅう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
乳(ちち)→breast
乳首(ちくび)→nipple

Onyomi:
牛乳(ぎゅうにゅう)→milk

Origin:

You can see a woman who is breast-feeding her baby.
So 乳 means “breast/milk”.

Development:

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

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