Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 174:極

Meaning

In Japanese,極 means “very”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:きわ
Onyomi:きょく、ごく

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
英語(えいご)を極(きわ)める→to master English

Onyomi:
究極(きゅうきょく)→ultimate
極楽(ごくらく)→paradise

Origin:

You can see a man who is very tall.
So 極 means “very”.

Development:

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

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