Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 17:倍

Meaning

In Japanese,倍 means “double”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:Not often used
Onyomi:ばい

How to write it:

How to use it:

Onyomi:
二倍(にばい)→double
倍増(ばいぞう)する→to double

Origin:

The original meaning of 倍 is “to oppose”, so you can that a man is back to something.
If we oppose something, it means there will be two sides. So now 倍 stands for “double”.

Development:

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

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