Japanese Learning

N2 Kanji 62:幅

Meaning

In Japanese,幅 means “width”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:はば
Onyomi:ふく

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
机(つくえ)の幅(はば)→the width of desk

Onyomi:
増幅(ぞうふく)→amplification

Origin:

You can see the cloth and the container, they have the same width.
So 幅 means “width”. 

Development:

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

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