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