Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 78:士

Meaning

In Japanese,士 means “male”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:Not often used
Onyomi:し

How to write it:

How to use it:

Onyomi:
弁護士(べんごし)→lawyer
紳士(しんし)→gentleman
修士(しゅうし)→masters degree

Origin:

You can see an ax.
As a man, you need to use the ax to cut the tree.
So 士 means “male” .

Development:

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

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