Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 53:原

Meaning

In Japanese,原 means “origin”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:はら
Onyomi:げん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
原宿(はらじゅく)→Harajuku

Onyomi:
原因(げんいん)→reason

Origin:

You can see the origin of water.
So 原 means “origin”.

Development:

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

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