Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 131:成

Meaning

In Japanese,成 means “to become” 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:な
Onyomi:せい、じょう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
成(な)る→to become
成(な)す→to achieve

Onyomi:
成功(せいこう)する→to be successful
完成(かんせい)する→to finish

Origin:

You can see a nail and an ax. the nail represents the iron. So it means that iron became the ax.
So 成 means “to become”.

Development:

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

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