Japanese Learning

N4 Kanji 150:研

Meaning

In Japanese,研 means “to sharpen”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:と
Onyomi:けん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
研(と)ぐ→to sharpen

Onyomi:
研究(けんきゅう)する→to make a profound study

Origin:

You can see a stone.
You want to sharpen something using this stone.
So 研 stands for  “to sharpen”.

Development:

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

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