Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 27:共

Meaning

In Japanese,共 means “together”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:とも
Onyomi:きょう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
共働き(ともばたらき)→dual income

Onyomi:
共有(きょうゆう)する→to share

Origin:

You can see that a man is holding something, this box is too heavy so he needs to use his two hands together to hold it.
So 共 means “together”.

Development:

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

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