Practice Sheet

Week 25: Joyo Kanji Challenge

From "Bureaucrat" to "Fold"

Character Definition


bureaucrat, the government


guess, presume, surmise, judge, understand

ソウ, す, くう

nest, rookery, hive, cobweb, den


harm, injury

サ, す,

distinction, difference, variation, discrepancy, margin, balance

キ, ケ, まれ

hope, beg, request, pray, beseech, Greece, dilute (acid), rare, few, phenomenal

セキ, むしろ

seat, mat, occasion, place

タイ, びる, おび

sash, belt, obi, zone, region

テイ, そこ

bottom, sole, depth, bottom price, base, kind, sort

borough, urban prefecture, govt office, representative body, storehouse


ease, peace

ケン, コン, てる, て, -だて,


ケイ, みち, こみち, さしわたし, ただちに

diameter, path, method

ト, いたずら, あだ

junior, emptiness, vanity, futility, uselessness, ephemeral thing, gang, set, party, people

トク, る,

gain, get, find, earn, acquire, can, may, able to, profit, advantage, benefit

ヒツ, かなら

invariably, certain, inevitable


wish, sense, idea, thought, feeling, desire, attention

アイ, いとしい, かなしい, でる, しむ, まな

love, affection, favourite

セイ, ジョウ, る, す, -な

turn into, become, get, grow, elapse, reach

セン, いくさ, たたかう, おののく, そよぐ, わなな

war, battle, match

セツ, る, おり, り, -おり, れる

fold, break, fracture, bend, yield, submit

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