Basic Kanji

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First few Kanji for practice with stroke order and handwriting

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Character Definition

リョ, たび

trip, travel

ゴ, かたる, かたらう

word, speech, language

ニチ, ジツ, ひ, -び, -か

day, sun, Japan, counter for days

ジョ, ニョ, ニョウ, おんな, め

woman, female

ショウ, すくない, すこ

few, little

ホン, もと

book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things

ショ, あつい

ネツ, あつ

heat, temperature, fever, mania, passion

シツ, シチ, チ, たち, ただす, もと, わりふ

substance, quality, matter, temperament

モン, う, い, とん

question, ask, problem

レイ, ライ

salute, bow, ceremony, thanks, remuneration


nightfall, night

ギョ, ゴ, おん-, お-, み-

honorable, manipulate, govern

ハン, めし

meal, boiled rice

ガク, まな

study, learning, science

スウ, ス, サク, ソク, シュ, かず, かぞえる, しばしば, める, わずらわしい

number, strength, fate, law, figures

メイ, ミョウ, な, -な

name, noted, distinguished, reputation

ジン, ニン, ひと, -り, -と


チュウ, なか, うち, あた

in, inside, middle, mean, center

ダイ, タイ, おお-, おおきい, -おおいに

large, big