Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 333:選

Meaning

In Japanese,選 means “to choose”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:えら
Onyomi:せん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
選(えら)ぶ→to choose

Onyomi:
選択(せんたく)する→to choose

Origin:

You can see two people and a chair. So you have only one chair. You need to choose someone to let him sit.
So 選 means “to choose”.

Development:

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

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