Japanese Learning

N4 Kanji 124:真

Meaning

In Japanese, 真 means “true”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:ま
Onyomi:しん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
真(ま)っ黒(くろ)→completely black

Onyomi:
真実(しんじつ)→truth

Origin:

You can see someone is staring at you.
When someone is saying something true, he will be confident so that he will stare at you.
So 真 stands for “true”.

Development:

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

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