Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 288:芸

Meaning

In Japanese,芸 means “art”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:Not often used
Onyomi:げい

How to write it:

How to use it:

Onyomi:
芸術(げいじゅつ)→art
芸能人(げいのうじん)→celebrity

Origin:

It’s hard to remember this kanji by its origin.
However, I will think of a way to help you remember this kanji.
芸 = 艹 + 二 + ム, 艹 is “grass”, 二 is “two”, ム is “nothing”.
So you can remember this kanji by “There is nothing but two grasses on this art.”

Now you can remember it easier.

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