This symbol is used when writing 'karate' in Japanese
Note: 速い is fast
This is the first letter of the first name of a famous manga/anime character in 'Slam Dunk'
In 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!
The birth rate of Japan is very low compared to other western countries. The effects of the low rate are showing up recently.
ball / bead
Looks similar to the symbol 'king'
'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.
Heaven/ antonym is 地(Learned in 2nd grade)
to live/ to be born
If read 'nama', it means 'raw'
In Japan, there is a rainy season called 'tsuyu' つゆ. Depending on the region, the timing of the season differs.
In Japanese-style Mahjong, this is one of the Dragon Tiles.
In Japanese school, students memorize this letter by memorizing 'ku-no-ichi'. 'Ku' comes from hiragana and 'no' comes from katakana
Big, Huge, Enormous
To emphasize something, sometimes this letter is utilized.
In 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.
Wood / Small Amount of Forest
Tree x 2? It's simple and easy
It's a symbol from the Taisho era
The main character in 'Spirited Away' by Hayao Miyazaki is named this
'chikuba no tomo' (__馬の友） means a friend you've known since you were little.
to go in, to enter
In front of / before
This symbol is used even in trains --> 電＿ (densya)
Haruki Murakami's surname starts with this
It's the first letter of a famous anime/manga written by Takahashi Rumiko
clam / shells
It is said that shells were used as a currency in the ancient times
Yen is the Japanese currency.
In Japan, they drive on the left. We are just like britain
to leave/ to go out
'small people' (syounin) is utilized to mean children below age 12 in Japan. This is most used in train stations.
Famous voice actress and female singer Mizuki Nana's surname starts with this symbol.
In 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.
sound / noise
'K-ON!' utilizes this letter.
Good luck learning Japanese! It's worth it!
Place to learn/
For this, use hiragana. (Due to certain circumstances when creating this, I was not able to insert this symbol.)
Human-being / People
Check out how this symbol came to be! Whoever created this symbol is genius!
Tree is an important thing in Japanese shinto.
sundown = 日没 (niti botsu)
'hyaku mo syouti' is a common phrase used to mean that 'they know very much'
The 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
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