Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 251:笑

Meaning

In Japanese,笑 means “to laugh”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:わら
Onyomi:しょう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
笑(わら)う→to laugh

Onyomi:
爆笑(ばくしょう)する→to laugh one’s ass off

Origin:

You can see some bamboos and a man. When the bamboo is blowed by the wind, it sounds like someone is laughing.
So 笑 means “to laugh”.

Development:

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

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