Japanese Learning

N4 Kanji 123:主

Meaning

In Japanese, 主 means “main”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:ぬし、おも
Onyomi:しゅ

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
家主(やぬし)→the owner of a house
主(おも)→main

Onyomi:
主因(しゅいん)→main reason

Origin:

You can see a house and a candle.
The candle is the main tool for illumination long time ago.
So  主 stands for “main”.

Development:

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

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