Japanese Learning

N4 Kanji 7:暗

Meaning

In Japanese,暗 means “dark”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:くら
Onyomi:あん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
暗(くら)い→dark

Onyomi:
暗記(あんき)する→to memorize

Origin:

暗=日+音。
日 means “sun”,and 音 stands for “closed door” here, when you close the door and there is no light, the house will be dark. So it means “dark”.

Development:

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

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