Kun readings 🇯🇵
On readings 🇨🇳
The kanji 行 has several meanings:
to carry out as a verbs, but it also indicates the
行 is also one of the most common and used kanji in the Japanese language.
In this post we learn more about the meaning of 行, its origin, and how it is used through real example sentences.
Origin of the kanji 行
The kanji 行, which is also a radical, is composed of the element:
- 彳 which means
goand also contains kanji and radical 亻 (人)
person. The idea is therefore of the person going, moving forward.
What does 行 kanji mean
The kanji refers to the verb of motion
to go in all its forms, but it also gets the meaning of
to happen when referring to an event.
We find 行 in many words and it takes for example the meanings of:
important holiday; クリスマス, Christmas is a 行事
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Kanji readings 行
Let's now see the various On and Kun readings that the kanji 行 assumes.
Kun readings of the kanji 行 🇯🇵
This reading refers to the verb
to go in its dictionary form: 行く.
We will go to the beach for the summer holidays .
It has the same use as い:
Go to school .
行方 is the
address in the sense of where to find the person. In news articles we often read: 行方不明 missing, missing person.
ゆき is the base in い of the verb ゆく and is combined with a noun to form new words.
- 行き 先 means
destinationand we can explain the term with a Japanese sentence.
The place where we plan to go .
- 行き先 also reads いきさき and ゆくさき
As for ゆき this is the base in い of the verb いく, some examples:
- 行き 方 the
how to get to ...
It is a verb that means
to realize and also
Take an exam .
We will hold the meeting at 9
This term is the noun of おこなう and means
良い 行い a
悪い 行い a
On readings of the kanji 行 🇨🇳
activity; 行動心理学 is behavioral psychology
Issue an entry visa .
行儀の良い is an adjective and means polite
行儀の悪い is its opposite rude
It is a more rare reading than the others, but it is found in some words like:
foot warmer, like the Japanese kotatsu
行燈 is the
lampwith the paper shade
行脚 represents the
Other examples of the kanji 行
行政 is another useful term of everyday use and indicates the
行政機関 is an
行政法 is the