Japanese Learning

N2 Kanji 95:机

Meaning

In Japanese,机 means “desk”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:つくえ
Onyomi:Not often used

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
本(ほん)は机(つくえ)の上(うえ)にある→The book is on the desk

Origin:

It’s hard to remember this kanji by its origin because it changed too much.
However, you can remember this kanji by kanji 几.
You can see a desk here. And the desk is made of tree. So there is a 木 on the left.
So 机 means “desk”.

Note: Below is the origin and development of kanji 几. 

Development:

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

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