Japanese Learning

N4 Kanji 48:物

Meaning

In Japanese,物 means “thing”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:もの
Onyomi:ぶつ、もつ

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
食べ物(たべもの)→things to eat
飲み物(のみもの)→things to drink

Onyomi:
物理(ぶつり)→physics
禁物(きんもつ)→things to be prohibited

Origin:

物=牛+勿,牛 means “cattle”,勿 means “don’t”,so you can remember 物 by “things that the cattle don’t eat.”

Development:

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

Leave a Reply