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Kanji Confusion

Kara
Asked 6 years ago

How come [上手] uses the On'Yomi of [手], but [下手] uses the Kun'Yomi of [手]?  Shouldn't they both be using the On'Yomi?

You're right. "In general," On'yomi is used for a combination of more than 2 kanji, and Kun'yomi is used for a combination of one kanji + hiragana. But I have to say that there always are exceptions;

Masako
Commented 6 years ago

Know someone who might be able to answer this question?

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