Japanese Learning

N4 Kanji 174:計

Meaning

In Japanese, 計 means “to calculate”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:はか
Onyomi:けい

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
計(はか)る→to measure

Onyomi:
計算(けいさん)する→to calculate

Origin:

計 = 言 + 十.
言 means “to say”. 十 means “ten”.
You can say it out when you calculate something,and you need numbers to calculate things.
So 計 stands for “to calculate”.

Development:

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

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