Japanese Learning

N5 Kanji 95:食

Meaning

In Japanese, 食 means “food or to eat”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:た、く
Onyomi:しょく

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
食(た)べる→to eat
食(く)う→to eat   (impolite,don’t use it)

Onyomi:
食堂(しょくど)→canteen

Origin:

You can see some food, So it stands for “food” and “to eat”.

Development:

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

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