Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 284:臣

Meaning

In Japanese,臣 means “minister”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:Not often used
Onyomi:しん、じん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Onyomi:
家臣(かしん)→retainer
大臣(だいじん)→minister

Origin:

You can see someone who is apologizing here. He is the minister. He did something wrong so he need to say sorry to people.
So 臣 means “minister”.

Development:

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

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