又/pronunciation mata/mean or and again and other time

How to study

How to Remember

When you study the Japanese Kanji, "又"

 

This Kanji is from the hand shape of the picture.

That's the hand shape when picking up something.

 

In Use

When you use only 又, The pronunciation is "mata"

 

When you use 又 with other Kanji, The pronunciation is "mata".

又貸(mataga)し  sublease

又従兄弟(mataitoko)  a second cousin

刺又(sasumata)  two-pronged weapon for catching a criminal

 

When you use 又 with Hiragana, The pronunciation is "mata"

又は、電車(densya)で行(i)くことも出来(deki)ます。  Or you can go by train.

 

Useful Knowledge

If you memorize 又, It will help you study a lot of Kanji.

A lot of Kanji use 又 as one of their parts.

取(to)る (take)

怒(oko)る (angry)

努力(doryoku) (effort)

 

 

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