Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 232:直

Meaning

In Japanese,直 means “straight”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:ただ、なお
Onyomi:ちょく、じき

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
直(ただ)ちに→right away
直(なお)す→to fix/to repair

Onyomi:
直接(ちょくせつ)→directly
正直(しょうじき)→honest

Origin:

You can see an eye here. When you are looking at something, you are looking at it straight.
So 直 means “straight”.

Development:

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

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