Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 249:競

Meaning

In Japanese,競 means “to compete”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:きそ
Onyomi:きょう、けい

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
競(きそ)う→to compete

Onyomi:
競争(きょうそう)する→to compete
競馬(けいば)→horse-racing

Origin:

You can see two people who are fighting.
So 競 means “to compete”.

Development:

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

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