Japanese Learning

N5 Kanji 85:新

Meaning

In Japanese, 新 means “new”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:あたら、あら
Onyomi:しん

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
新(あたら)しい→new
新(あら)た→new

Onyomi:
新車(しんしゃ)→new car

Origin:

The original meaning of 新 is wood, you need wood to build new house, so it stands for “new” now.

Development:

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

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