This kanji has kunyoumi or japanese readings of: なが、or おさ, and it has an onyoumi or chinese reading of: チョウ. This character has the meanings: long, leader, superior, senior, or chief. You can remember this kanji by the fact it looks like a hair brush, and you can think of it as running through a persons long flowing hair. Our example sentence is: 10年は待つには長い時間だ。10ねんはまつにはながいじかんだ。10 years is a long time to wait.

Grade Kun On Meaning Strokes Example Sentence
JLPT N5 なが、おさ チョウ long, leader, superior, senior, chief 8



10 years is a long time to wait.