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Exit

Foreigner in Japan should know this sign. Learn more about the two kanjis.

Read the kanji, don't get lost.

Read the kanji, don't get lost.

1. 出口

READING : deguchi

MEANING : exit

kanji2_de

- Kanji’s number in NTT Database : 0012
– Kanji of grade 1 elementary school.
– 音読み (on yomi = chinese reading) = シュツ / スイ (shutsu /sui)
– 訓読み (kun yomi = japanese reading) = デ / ダ (de / da)
– 熟語 (jukugo = phrase) :
a. 出口 : deguchi = exit.
b. 提出 (する) : teishutsu = present, hand in
c. 思い出す : omoidasu = remember, recall

kanji3_kuchi

- Kanji’s number in NTT Database : 0145
– Kanji of grade 1 elementary school.
– 音読み (on yomi = chinese reading) = コウ / く (kou/ku)
– 訓読み (kun yomi = japanese reading) = クチ (kuchi)
– 熟語 (jukugo = phrase) :
a. 口 : kuchi = mouth.
b. 口調 : kuchou := tone, talk.
c. 口実 : koujitsu = excuse, pretext 
d. 出口 : deguchi = exit