Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 203:消

Meaning

In Japanese,消 means “to disappear”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:き、け
Onyomi:しょう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
消(き)える→to disappear
テレビを消(け)す→to turn off the TV

Onyomi:
消費(しょうひ)する→to consume

Origin:

If you put ice in the river, it will disappear.
So 消 means “to disappear”.

Development:

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

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