Japanese Learning

N4 Kanji 141:待

Meaning

In Japanese, 待 means “to wait”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:ま
Onyomi:たい

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
待(ま)つ→to wait

Onyomi:
期待(きたい)する→to expect

Origin:

You can see a man. 
The man is waiting someone, and he is so bored that he begins to scratch his feet.
So 待  stands for “to wait”.

Development:

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

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