Practice Sheet

Week 12: Joyo Kanji Challenge

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Character Definition

コウ, ク, おおやけ

public, prince, official, governmental

バン, つが

turn, number in a series

ヨウ, もちいる

utilize, business, service, use, employ

カ, なに, なん, なに-, なん-


チョウ, テイ, チン, トウ, チ, ひのと

street, ward, town, counter for guns, tools, leaves or cakes of someth, even number, 4th calendar sign

セイ, セ, ソウ, よ, さんじゅう

generation, world, society, public

リョウ, てる, ふたつ

both, old Japanese coin, counter for carriages (e.g., in a train), two

シュ, ス, シュウ, ぬし, おも, あるじ

lord, chief, master, main thing, principal

ジョウ, ショウ, る, -のり, せる

ride, power, multiplication, record, counter for vehicles, board, mount, join

ヨ, シャ, あらかじ

beforehand, previous, myself, I

ジ, ズ, こと, つかう, つかえる

matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly

シ, ジ, つかえる

attend, doing, official, serve

タ, ほか

other, another, the others

ジュウ, ヂュウ, チュウ, む, まう, -ずまい

dwell, reside, live, inhabit

ダイ, タイ, わる, かわる, かわり, わり, -がわり, -がわり, える, よ, しろ

substitute, change, convert, replace, period, age, counter for decades of ages, eras, etc., generation, charge, rate, fee


シ, つかう, つかい, -つかい, -づか

use, send on a mission, order, messenger, envoy, ambassador, cause

ガク, ラク, ゴウ, たのしい, たのしむ, この

music, comfort, ease

イン, く, き, き-, -びき, ける

pull, tug, jerk, admit, install, quote, refer to

department, course, section

カ, うた, うた

song, sing

トウ, かたな, そり

sword, saber, knife

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