Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 180:欠

Meaning

In Japanese,欠 means “to lack”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:か
Onyomi:けつ

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
欠(か)ける→to lack
Onyomi:
 病欠(びょうけつ)→sick day/sick leave

Origin:

You can see a man who is yawning. Why? Because he is lack of sleep.
So 欠 means “to lack”.

Development:

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

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