Japanese Learning

N4 Kanji 61:正

Meaning

In Japanese,正 means “correct” .

How to read it:

Kunyomi:ただ
Onyomi:せい、しょう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
正(ただ)しい→correct

Onyomi:
正確(せいかく)→correct
正気(しょうき)→sanity

Origin:

The original meaning of 正 is “to attack other country”. You can see a country and a foot,so it means some people are walking toward this country 
in order to attack it.
So you can remember 正 by “If your country is attacked, it is correct to attack them 
too so that you won’t be passive”

Development:

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

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