Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 67:和

Meaning

In Japanese,和 means “harmony”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:やわ、なご
Onyomi:わ

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
和(やわ)らぐ→to soften
和(なご)やか→harmonious

Onyomi:
痛(いた)みを緩和(かんわ)する→to relieve the pain

Origin:

You can see a musical instrument.
People will play musical instruments when the society is in harmony.
So 和 means “harmony”.

Development:

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

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