Japanese Learning

N4 Kanji 29:事

Meaning

In Japanese,事 means “thing”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:こと
Onyomi:じ

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
いい事(こと)→good thing

Onyomi:
事実(じじつ)→truth

Origin:

The original meaning of 事 is “recorder”.
As a recorder, you need to record lots of things.
So 事 stands for “thing” now.

Development:

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

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