Japanese Learning

N5 Kanji 43:年

Meaning

In Japanese, 年 means “year”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:とし
Onyomi:ねん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
毎年(まいとし)→every year

Onyomi:
新年(しんねん)→new year

Origin:

You can see a man who is carrying the ripe wheat. You can harvest every year right? So it stands for “year”.

Development:

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

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