Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 183:歴

Meaning

In Japanese,歴 means “experience”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:Not often used
Onyomi:れき

How to write it:

How to use it:

Onyomi:
歴史(れきし)→history
学歴(がくれき)→educational background
職歴(しょくれき)→work experience
履歴(りれき)→personal history
履歴書(りれきしょ)→resume

Origin:

You can see two trees and a foot.So you can remember this kanji by “This guy has the experience of crossing this forest alone.”

Note: There is some difference between Chinese kanji and Japanese kanji. You should use Japanese kanji(Which has a 林 in the middle.)

Development:

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

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