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

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