Japanese Learning

N4 Kanji 117:県

Meaning

In Japanese, 県 means “prefecture”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:Not often used
Onyomi:けん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Onyomi:
神奈川県(かながわけん)→Kanagawa Prefecture

Origin:

It will be very hard to remember this kanji by its origin.
However, I will think of a way to help you remember it.
県 looks like a 目 on a chair. 目 means “eyes”.
You can remember 県 by “I’m watching TV on a chair in Kanagawa Prefecture”.
So 県 stands for “prefecture”

Now you can remember it easier.

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