Japanese Learning

N4 Kanji 56:好

Meaning

In Japanese,好 means “like/good”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:この、す
Onyomi:こう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
好(この)む→like
好(す)き→like

Onyomi:
好感(こうかん)→good feeling

Origin:

好=女+子。
女 means “woman”,子 means “kid”.
When a woman has a kid, it’s a good thing.
People all like good things.
So 好 stands for “good” or “like”.

Development:

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

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