Japanese Learning

N5 Kanji 13:万

Meaning

In Japanese,万 means “ten thousand”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:Not often used
Onyomi:まん、ばん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Onyomi:
二万(にまん)→Twenty Thousand
万能(ばんのう)→all-purpose

Origin:

The origin meaning of 万 is scorpion,a scorpion has everything,such as pliers,body and tail,so we use it to stand for a number,which is ten thousand, you can remember it as “even if you have ten thousand lives,you will die if you got stung.”

Development:

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

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