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

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