Japanese Learning

N5 Kanji 103:買

Meaning

In Japanese, 買 means “to buy”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:か
Onyomi:ばい

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
買(か)う→to buy

Onyomi:
購買(こうばい)する→to buy

Origin:

You can see a net and some shells, the shells are the money long time ago, so you spent some shells to buy the net.
So it stands for “to buy”.

Development:

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

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