Week 27: Joyo Kanji Challenge

Taylor A.
Updated 2 years ago

From "Contraption" to "Lamp"

Character Definition

ミン, たみ

people, nation, subjects

トウ, ひ, ほ-, ともしび, ともす, あかり

lamp, a light, light, counter for lights

ギョ, リョウ, あさ

fishing, fishery

マン, バン, ちる, つ, たす

full, fullness, enough, satisfy

セイ, ショウ, シン, きよい, きよまる, きよめる

pure, purify, cleanse, exorcise, Manchu dynasty

ヨク, びる, びせる

bathe, be favored with, bask in

セン, あさ

shallow, superficial, frivolous, wretched, shameful


cry, weep, moan

ホウ, ハッ, ホッ, フラン, のり

method, law, rule, principle, model, system

ジ, チ, おさめる, おさまる, なおる, なお

reign, be at peace, calm down, subdue, quell, govt, cure, heal, rule, conserve

キュウ, グ, もとめる

request, want, wish for, require, demand

カイ, かせ

contraption, fetter, machine, instrument

シ, うじ, -うじ

family name, surname, clan


poison, virus, venom, germ, harm, injury, spite

サツ, サイ, セツ, ころす, -ごろし,

kill, murder, butcher, slice off, split, diminish, reduce, spoil

ザン, サン, のこる, のこす, そこなう, のこ

remainder, leftover, balance

レキ, レッキ

curriculum, continuation, passage of time

ケツ, ケン, ける,

lack, gap, fail, yawning radical (no. 76)

キ, はた

mechanism, opportunity, occasion, machine, airplane

ヒョウ, しるべ, しるし

signpost, seal, mark, stamp, imprint, symbol, emblem, trademark, evidence, souvenir, target