Week 2: Joyo Kanji Challenge

Taylor A.
Updated 6 years ago

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Character Definition

セイ, ショウ, きる, かす, ける, まれる, うまれる, まれ, うまれ, む, う, える, やす, き, なま, なま-, る, す, す, -う

life, genuine, birth

メイ, ミョウ, な, -な

name, noted, distinguished, reputation

モク, ボク, め, -め, ま-

eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor

シ, ス, ツ, こ, -こ, ね

child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac

ダン, ナン, おとこ, お


ジョ, ニョ, ニョウ, おんな, め

woman, female

ジン, ニン, ひと, -り, -と


ケン, いぬ, いぬ-


チュウ, キ, むし

insect, bug, temper

ソウ, くさ, くさ-, -ぐさ

grass, weeds, herbs, pasture, write, draft

カ, ケ, はな


ネン, とし

year, counter for years

テン, あまつ, あめ, あま-

heavens, sky, imperial

デン, た

rice field, rice paddy

クウ, そら, く, き, ける, から, く, かす, むなしい

empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum

ド, ト, つち

soil, earth, ground, Turkey

セン, かわ

stream, river, river or 3-stroke river radical (no. 47)

サン, セン, やま


リン, はやし

grove, forest

ボク, モク, き, こ-

tree, wood