Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 315:負

Meaning

In Japanese,負 means “to bear/to lose”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:お、ま
Onyomi:ふ

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
負(お)う→to bear
負(ま)ける→to lose

Onyomi:
勝負(しょうぶ)→match/game

Origin:

You can see someone who is playing a kind of game. 
So you can remember this kanji by “He will lose if he falls down.”

Development:

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

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