Japanese Kanji -- 1st Grade

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Can you name the Japanese Kanji letters usually learned in 1st grade in Japanese elementary school?

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MeaningLetterInteresting Facts
book
Three
ball / beadLooks similar to the symbol 'king'
goldThe Golden Pavillion in Kyoto is a definite great place to go in Japan. It's interesting that gold used to be so abundant in Japan that they used it as a currency
to live/ to be bornIf read 'nama', it means 'raw'
Rice field
Nine
Human-being / PeopleCheck out how this symbol came to be! Whoever created this symbol is genius!
Place to learn/For this, use hiragana. (Due to certain circumstances when creating this, I was not able to insert this symbol.)
Eight
Five
to leave/ to go out
yenYen is the Japanese currency.
letter
Hand
mediumIn Japanese-style Mahjong, this is one of the Dragon Tiles.
grass'Makurano soushi' まくらのそうし・枕_子 is a famous book written in 996 AD. In Japan, they usually read it in the first year of middle school.
Ten
eye
sound / noise'K-ON!' utilizes this letter.
mouth
Boy/Male
fire
clam / shellsIt is said that shells were used as a currency in the ancient times
thread
Mountain
redIn Health and Sports Day, one side is the red team. This color derives from the 'heike family (平家)'. Heike had power before the Kamakura period. Note: Naruto Uzumaki was born on Health and Sports Day due to its energy.
MeaningLetterInteresting Facts
Moon
near sundownsundown = 日没 (niti botsu)
Two
correct/right/properIt's a symbol from the Taisho era
To learn/studiesGood luck learning Japanese! It's worth it!
whiteIn Health and Sports Day, the other side will be the white team. This comes from the 'genji (源氏)'.They had power and influence during the Kamakura Period.
River
year/age
small'small people' (syounin) is utilized to mean children below age 12 in Japan. This is most used in train stations.
rock
DogIt's the first letter of a famous anime/manga written by Takahashi Rumiko
Car/VehicleThis symbol is used even in trains --> 電_ (densya)
Four
earlyNote: 速い is fast
leftIn Japan, they drive on the left. We are just like britain
Sun/Day
Up
blue
to rest
Wood / Small Amount of ForestTree x 2? It's simple and easy
WaterFamous voice actress and female singer Mizuki Nana's surname starts with this symbol.
insect/bug
FlowersThis is the first letter of the first name of a famous manga/anime character in 'Slam Dunk'
RainIn Japan, there is a rainy season called 'tsuyu' つゆ. Depending on the region, the timing of the season differs.
ChildThe birth rate of Japan is very low compared to other western countries. The effects of the low rate are showing up recently.
to go in, to enter
TreeTree is an important thing in Japanese shinto.
MeaningLetterInteresting Facts
Bamboo'chikuba no tomo' (__馬の友) means a friend you've known since you were little.
Heaven/ antonym is 地(Learned in 2nd grade)
Seven
ThousandThe main character in 'Spirited Away' by Hayao Miyazaki is named this
strength
stand up
sentence
In front of / before
feet
ForestTree x 3? It's simple and easy
Dirt/Ground
king
mind/disposition/nature/intention/compatible
To see
Six
town
Down
Girl/FemaleIn Japanese school, students memorize this letter by memorizing 'ku-no-ichi'. 'Ku' comes from hiragana and 'no' comes from katakana
RightIn Osaka, people stand on the right side of the escalator. On the other hand, in Tokyo, they stand on the left of the escalator. Beware!
Hundred'hyaku mo syouti' is a common phrase used to mean that 'they know very much'
ear
name
SkyThis symbol is used when writing 'karate' in Japanese
villageHaruki Murakami's surname starts with this
Big, Huge, EnormousTo emphasize something, sometimes this letter is utilized.
OneIchiro is a common name that utilizes this.

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