Japanese Learning

N4 Kanji 11:重

Meaning

In Japanese, 重 means “heavy”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi: おも、かさ
Onyomi: じゅう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
重(おも)い→heavy
重(かさ)ねる→to overlap

Onyomi:
重量(じゅうりょう)→weight

Origin:

You can see a strong man and a big bag, it must be very heavy, so it stands for “heavy”.

Development:

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

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