Japanese Learning

N5 Kanji 39:時

Meaning

In Japanese, 時 means “time”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:とき
Onyomi:じ

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
子(こ)どもの時(とき)→When I was a kid

Onyomi:
時間(じかん)→time
8時(はちじ)→8 o’clock

Origin:

You can see a seedling and the sun. It takes time to let the seedling absorb the sunlight so that it can grow up, right? So it stands for “time”.

Development:

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

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