Practice Sheet

Week 14: Joyo Kanji Challenge

Character Definition

メイ, ミョウ, いのち

fate, command, decree, destiny, life, appoint

ワ, オ, カ, やわらぐ, やわらげる, なごむ, なごやか

harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan

ヒン, ホン, しな

goods, refinement, dignity, article, counter for meal courses


employee, member, number, the one in charge

ハン, さか

slope, incline, hill

モン, う, い, とん

question, ask, problem

ショウ, あきな

make a deal, selling, dealing in, merchant


center, middle

シ, はじめる, -はじめる, はじまる

commence, begin

イ, ゆだねる

committee, entrust to, leave to, devote, discard

アン, やすい, やすまる, やす, やすらか

relax, cheap, low, quiet, rested, contented, peaceful

シュ, ス, まもる, まもり, もり, -もり, かみ

guard, protect, defend, obey

テイ, ジョウ, さだめる, さだまる, さだ

determine, fix, establish, decide

ジツ, シツ, み, みのる, まこと, まことに, みの, みち

reality, truth

キャク, カク

guest, visitor, customer, client

キュウ, グウ, ク, クウ, みや

Shinto shrine, constellations, palace, princess

カン, さむ



シュク, やど, やどる, やど

inn, lodging, relay station, dwell, lodge, be pregnant, home, dwelling

タイ, ツイ, あいて, こたえる, そろい, つれあい, ならぶ, むか

vis-a-vis, opposite, even, equal, versus, anti-, compare

キョク, つぼね

bureau, board, office, affair, conclusion, court lady, lady-in-waiting, her apartment

オク, や

roof, house, shop, dealer, seller

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