Japanese Learning

N5 Kanji 66:金

Meaning

In Japanese, 金 means “gold or money”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:かね
Onyomi:きん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
お金(かね)を借(か)りる→borrow money

Onyomi:
金(きん)よう日(び)→Friday
現金(げんきん)→cash

Origin:

The origin meaning of “金” is the stove to melt the gold. Now it only stands for “gold” itself. And people use gold as money long time ago, So it has the meaning of “money” too.

Development:

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

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