Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 23:兆

Meaning

In Japanese,兆 means “sign”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:きざ
Onyomi:ちょう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
兆(きざ)し→sign

Onyomi:
前兆(ぜんちょう)→omen

Origin:

You can see a tortoise shell. Long time ago, people use tortoise shells to predict something.
So 兆 means “sign”.

Development:

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

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