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

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