Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 297:街

Meaning

In Japanese,街 means “street”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:まち
Onyomi:がい、かい

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
街中(まちじゅう)を歩(ある)く→to walk around the town

Onyomi:
街灯(がいとう)→street light
街道(かいどう)→highway

Origin:

You can see the street here.
So 街 means “street”.

Development:

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

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