Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 266:細

Meaning

In Japanese,細 means “thin”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:ほそ、こま
Onyomi:さい

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
細(ほそ)い→thin
細(こま)かいところ→minor details

Onyomi:
些細(ささい)→trivial

Origin:

You can see a rope and a head here.
The rope is very thin compared the the head.
So 細 means “thin”.

Development:

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

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