Learn JLPT N3 Kanji

Meaning of 商

deal; selling; merchant

Onyomi

ショウ
shou

Kunyomi

あきな(う)
akina(u)

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 ショウ / あきな(う) 】

Meaning: make a deal, selling, dealing in, merchant.

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Example #1

ねんまつはしょうてんはいそがしい。
nenmatsu wa shouten wa isogashii.
The shops are all busy at the end of the year.
Example #2

そのしょうひんはあまりひんしつはよくない。
sono shouhin wa amari hinshitsu wa yokunai.
The quality of those products is not very good.
Example #3

あのしょうかいととりひきをするか?
ano shoukai to torihiki wo suru ka?
Do you deal with that company?
Example #4

あきないがありますか?
akinai ga arimasu ka?
Is business going well?
Example #5

しょうしゃのけいりぶではたらいていた。
shousha no keiribu de hataraiteita.
I was working in the accounting department of a trading company.

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