Japanese Learning

N2 Kanji 46:境

Meaning

In Japanese,境 means “border”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:さかい
Onyomi:きょう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
境(さかい)を越(こ)える→to cross the border

Onyomi:
環境(かんきょう)→environment

Origin:

You can see a clay here.
We use clay to build the border.
So 境 means “border”. 

Development:

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

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