Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 125:念

Meaning

In Japanese,念 means “to think”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:Not often used
Onyomi:ねん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Onyomi:
残念(ざんねん)→a shame
概念(がいねん)→concept

Origin:

You can see a mouth and a heart.
It means that you need to use your heart to think and say it using your mouth.
So 念 means “to think”.

Development:

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

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