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

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