Japanese Learning

N5 Kanji 71:気

Meaning

In Japanese, 気 means “air”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:Not often used
Onyomi:き、け

How to write it:

How to use it:

Onyomi:
空気(くうき)→air
気配(けはい)→sign

Origin:

You can see three lines that stands for the airflow in the air, so it stands for the air.In Traditional Chinese it is written as 氣,but in Japanese it is written as 気 for unknown reasons.

Development:

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

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