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

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